Academic Catalog

MMI541 PHYSICS FOR COMPUTER GAMES

Course Code: 9090541
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Multimedia Informatics
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Assist.Prof.Dr ELF SRER
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Content

The course provides the basics of classical mechanics and numerical methods to solve typical physics problems of game programming. After a gentle introduction to game physics by presenting basic concepts, kinematics, force and kinetics, collision are given together with mathematical tools that are frequently used for physics based game programming. Programming studio sessions will provide an opportunity to share programming practices among participants.