MIT 3.021J Introduction to Modeling and Simulation, Spring 2012

This subject provides an introduction to modeling and simulation, covering continuum methods, atomistic and molecular simulation, and quantum mechanics. Created by MIT OpenCourseWare.

Average Course Length

20 hours

Skill Level


Pick a lesson

1: Introduction to Part II: Quantum mechanical methods
2: It's a quantum world: The theory of quantum mechanics
3: Practice makes perfect
4: From many-body to single-particle: Quantum modeling of molecules
5: Application of QM modeling: Solar thermal fuels (I)
6: Application of QM modeling: Solar thermal fuels (II)
7: Hydrogen storage, and atoms to molecules
8: Quantum modeling of solids: Basic properties
9: Advance properties of materials: What else can we do?
10: Some review and introduction to solar photovoltaics
11: Solar photovoltaics