Computing and Numerical Methods
This is a list of relevant links and resources for part of the teaching in the
Computing and Numerical Methods module in the Erasmus Mundus MSc in Nuclear Physics.
1 Virtual Machine GNU/Linux (Mint distribution)
- The first step is to install VirtualBox.
This package can be downloaded in
https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Downloads. Choose the file in accordance with
your operating system, download also the extension pack -same file for all
operating systems- in the link: vbox-extpack. Install VirtualBox and the
extension package. You can find in this link a video showing how to install the extension package.
- You can now download the virtual machine in this link NucPhys-Mint-CompNum.ova
- Load the virtual machine into your VirtualBox using
File -> Import Appliance
- The default username is
nucphyswith an identical password. You are advised
to change the password to a new one, try to choose a password that you would
- Depending on your previous experience with GNU/Linux, you can find useful this FossWire GNU/Linux-UNIX refcard
2 Git Lessons
3 Python Lessons
You can find all lessons -still working on them, expect changes- in this link
python notes gitbook. The notes start explaining how to install
Anaconda in a
GNU/Linux system and we have split the contents in six lessons. Each lesson
has several exercises.
There is some supplementary material needed for some of the lessons:
In order to be able to export as pdf your notebooks you need to install several
packages not selected by default in the virtual machine. Use the command:
sudo apt install texlive-xetex texlive-fonts-recommended.
4 Possible Final Projects
Created: 2020-10-21 Wed 14:26