Lectures  
Topics  Reading  
M 09/14
Lect. 3 
Mathematica programming: functions and patterns, localized variables, logical switches, recursion; Graphics: plotting lists of data, examples  Course Notes and Mathematica Notebook III 

W 09/16
Lect. 4 
Mathematica: symbolic and numerical operations, operations on expressions, solving equations, numerical solutions, file input and output, using packages  Course Notes and Mathematica Notebook IV 
F 09/18
Lect. 5 
Mathematica: overview of graphics, animation, interaction, graphics primitives, complete worked examples  Course Notes and Mathematica Notebook V 
Laboratory  
Date  Topics  Reading 

Th 09/17
Lab 1 
Symbolic calculations, calculus and plotting 
Mathematica Help Browser ``First Five Minutes with Mathematica,'' ``tutorial/YourFirstMathematicaCalculations,'' ``tutorial/AlgebraicCalculationsOverview.'' ``tutorial/BasicEditingTechniquesOverview,'' ``tutorial/ListsOverview,'' ``tutorial/DefiningFunctions,'' ``tutorial/BasicPlotting,'' ``tutorial/Options'' http://www.wolfram.com/broadcast/#TutorialsGS Functions: Integrate, Table, Simplify, NIntegrate, Plot, Plot3D, ContourPlot 
Homework  
Homework Set  Out  Due 
1  9 Sept.  18 Sept. 
2  18 Sept.  27 Sept. 
