PHYS U7210X Mathematical Methods in Physics I
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as PHY 701.
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45 hours plus conference; 4 credits
Topics in complex variables. Perturbation and variational methods for solution of differential equations. Green's functions. Eigenfunction expansions. Integral transforms. Integral equations. Difference equations. Linear algebra. Hilbert space. Tensor analysis. Group theory. Higher algebra. Numerical methods for solving equations.
Prerequisite: a course in analytical mechanics.