Introduction to C++ Programming

Queen Mary, University of London

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Introduction to C++ Programming

  • Host University

    Queen Mary, University of London

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study

    Computer Programming, Physics

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

    15
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    6
  • Overview

    Credits: 15.0
    Overlap: None
    Prerequisite: None
    This is an introductary programming module for physicists and no prior programming knowledge is assumed. Student are taught the basics of writing and compiling C++ code within a robust theoretical framework of increasing complexity consisting of: Variables and data types, Arithmetic Operators, Simple I/O, Program flow, While statement for-loops, if-statement and logical operators, Formatted Output, Switch Statement, User-defined functions (structured programs), Series Evaulation, Casts, References, Introduction to Monte Carlo Methods and randon number generation, Multi-file programs, File I/O, Arrays and Pointers, Numerical Integration techniques, Roots of Functions, and Function Minimisation.
    Assessment: 30.0% Examination, 70.0% Coursework
    Level: 4

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