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Physics 3820 Mathematical Physics II

This course will not be offered in 2012/13.

This course may be used as an elective in EITHER the Math or Physics streams of the General Science degree. 
Please see Tentative Rotation schedule.

Topics include:  The functions of a a complex variable; residue calculus.  Introduction to Cartesian tensor analysis.  Matrix eigenvalues and eigenvectors.  Diagonalization of tensors.  Matrix formulation of quantum mechanics.  Quantum mechanical spin.  Vector differential operators in curvilinear coordinate systems.  Partial differential equations of Mathematical Physics and boundary value problems; derivation of the classical equations, separation of variables; Helmholtz equation in spherical polar coordinates.

Prerequisites: Applied Mathematics/Pure Mathematics 3260, and Physics 3810 (or Applied Mathematics/Pure Mathematics 3202).
Lectures: Three hours per week.


Dr. Aleksandrs Aleksejevs, Assistant Professor
Office: AS319
Phone: 637-6200, ext. 6302
E-Mail: aaleksejevs at grenfell dot mun dot ca



Contour plot of functions of complex variables

Note:  This course will require the use of Mathematica mathematical software.  Mathematica is available over the Grenfell intranet from "Campus Software > General Applications.

Last update: 11 September, 2013

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