PHYSICS 351 - Methods of Theoretical Physics I
Section: 001
Term: WN 2018
Subject: Physics (PHYSICS)
Department: LSA Physics
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Advisory Prerequisites:
One of: Math 215, 255, 285, or 295; and one of: MATH 256 or 316.
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
May not be repeated for credit.
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The course will cover vector analysis and coordinate systems, a brief discussion of tensors, linear algebra, an introduction to complex variables and complex analysis, infinite series, differential equations, Fourier analysis, and a brief introduction to probability. The aim of the course is to prepare students of physics and related disciplines with the mathematical background needed for many of the 400-level courses.

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PHYSICS 351 - Methods of Theoretical Physics I
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001 (LEC)
TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
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ISBN: 0123846544
Mathematical Methods for Physicists : A Comprehensive Guide, Author: George B. Arfken, Hans J. Weber, Frank E. Harris., Publisher: Academic Press 7th editio 2013
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