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PHYS600 — Summer 2018

PHYS600: Methods of Theoretical Physics I

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Fall, Summer, Cr. 3



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PHYS 600 is designed to provide first-year graduate students with the mathematical background for subsequent studies of advanced mechanics, electrodynamics, and quantum theory. Topics treated include functions of complex variable, ordinary and partial differential equations, eigenvalue problems and orthogonal functions. Green functions, matrix theory, and tensor analysis in three and four dimensions.


Nakanishi, Hisao - Gutay, Lazlo J.


Nakanishi, Hisao | Gutay, Lazlo J.

Textbook(s) for Summer 2018
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher Req/Opt Notes
Mathematical Methods for Physicists Arfken, Weber & Harris 7/e 9780123846549 Elsevier Science Publishers Required

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