News:

All homework must be handed in no later than Sunday, December 9.

When: |
Tuesdays and Thursdays 5:00-6:15 pm |

Where: |
201 VAN |

What: |
Syllabus
Lectures/Homework |

Who: |
Prof. Kaaret 702 Van Allen Hall 319-335-1985 philip-kaaret@uiowa.edu Office hours: Monday and Wednesday 2-3:30 pm or by appointment. |

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• Web site for the Python textbook: http://physicalmodelingwithpython.blogspot.com/

• Python:

- we will be using Python 2.7 with numpy, matplotlib, ipython, and spyder

- everything needed is included in Anaconda https://www.anaconda.com/dow

• Interactive, online tutorial: http://www.codecademy.com/tracks/python

• NumPy tutorial: http://www.scipy.org/Tentative_NumPy_Tutorial

• General tutorials on Python: http://docs.python.org/2/tutorial/

• Matplotlib tutorial: http://matplotlib.org/users/pyplot_tutorial.html• Matplotlib site with many examples: http://matplotlib.org

• Python official web site: http://www.python.org/• PyFits official site: http://www.stsci.edu/institute/software_hardware/pyfits

• PyFITS documentation: http://pythonhosted.org/pyfits/

• Python for Astronomers: http://www.astropython.org/

• Question and answer site for programming: http://stackoverflow.com

• A Primer on Scientific Programming with Python, by Hans
Petter Langtangen, Springer. available as a free download to UI
students

• The Python Quick Syntax Reference, Gregory Walters, available as a free download to UI students

**Linear algebra resources:**

•__Linear Algebra Done Right__, by Axler, available as a free
download to UI students

• The Python Quick Syntax Reference, Gregory Walters, available as a free download to UI students

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