This web material corresponds to the earlier version of the graduate
credit course 5A5448 and the undergraduate course 5A1418.
The material at
is now the basis for these courses. See updated
Check Prof. Thomas Lindblad's Java
Course Bulletin Board for the latest news and info about the course.
If you wonder why you should learn Java, you can click
here to get a pdf-file of a powerpoint presentaion giving
our views on Java in physics simulation, engineering and elsewhere.
Recently some Java processors have been released. We are looking
into a few systems like the aJile, Javelin Stamp and TINI. If you
are interested in embedded systems, there will be a introduction/summary
soon as well as pointers to some diploma works.
This course is almost entirely carried out
over the Internet. The lectures are available as web pages, so
we will NOT have in-class lectures.
Discussions of the lecture materials, exercises and other Java topics
will be carried out primarily by email. Each student's exercises
are posted on his or her website. The student informs the teacher
by email whenever an exercise is ready. The teacher then examines
the exercise and sends comments and corrections to the student.
You must obtain permission from your advisor to take this
Course credits are received when all the exercises are carried out satisfactorily
and a review test is passed.
The test will be given periodically at the Stockholm Centre for Physics.
New Web Course
We have written a book on Java in Physics and Engineering for Cambridge
University Press called JavaTech: Topics in Scientific and Technical
Computing with Java. The web material at
supports the book and is also now the basis of the courses. See the
Course Map for an outline of the materials available and the
alternate approaches or tracks to follow through the material.
See the Course
Materials Status and Java
Tech What's New page for the latest additions and modifications
to the new web pages.
Don't fall behind in the exercises.
Each lecture builds on what was learned in the previous one.
Old Review Test
Example test questions based on the older materials
here can be generated by