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PHYS307: Mathematical Methods Of Physics II (PAST/FUTURE SEMESTER)

Offering:

Typically offered Fall Spring. 3.000 Credit hours

Prerequisites:

PHYS 272(H) or (PHYS 241+PHYS252) Co-requisite: Calc III (such as MA 261)

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Description:

Discussion of wide-ranging physics problems from mechanics, E&M, thermal, and modern physics with emphasis on reviews and introductions of mathematical methods and techniques that are essential in such discussion. Relevant mathematical methods include vectors, matrices and normal modes as well as ordinary and partial differential equations. Intended primarily for sophomore physics majors.

Instructor(s):

Caffee, Marc

Email:

mcaffee@purdue.edu

Textbook(s) for Spring 2014
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher Req/Opt Notes
Basic Training in Mathematics R. Shankar 1st; (April 30, 1995) 978-0306450365 Springer Required

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