1st Edition

Programming with Python And Its Applications to Physical Systems

By M. Shubhakanta Singh Copyright 2024

    This book is an introduction to Python Programming and provides a practical approach to the subject. The basic concepts of Python are explained in detail and augmented with examples and diagrams for a thorough understanding of the subject.

    The book is primarily aimed at students with little or no prior knowledge of programming languages. However, self-taught and hobbyist programmers, scientists, engineers, computing professionals and computer scientists and others who need to program as part of their work may also use this book for understanding the basic concepts of Python.

    Print edition not for sale in South Asia (India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bangladesh, Pakistan or Bhutan)



    1. Introduction

    2. Identifiers and Data Types

    3. Operators and Expressions

    4. Managing Input and Output Operations

    5. Decision Making and Branching

    6. Decision Making and Looping

    7. Functions

    8. List

    9. Dictionaries

    10. Tuples

    11. Files

    12. Computational Physics– Application in Physical Systems

    Appendix I: Objective Type Questions

    Appendix II: Descriptive Type Questions



    M. Shubhakanta completed his M.Sc. (Physics) from Jamia Millia Islamia University in 1996 and Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Application in 2000. From 2000 to 2002 he was in Solid State Physics Laboratory, DRDO. During that time he designed simulation software for MMIC design and Modeling and Electron Beam Lithography. From 2002 to 2007 he worked as a Project Associate at Electrical Engineering Department, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi. Since 2008, he has been associated with Department of Computer Science and Department of Physics, Manipur University. His expertise in Python is derived from online degree courses completed from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Rice University, and from teaching M.Sc. and MCA students.