MATHEMATICAL METHODS FOR PHYSICS

Academic year
2017/2018 Syllabus of previous years
Official course title
MATHEMATICAL METHODS FOR PHYSICS
Course code
CM1334 (AF:259660 AR:139340)
Modality
On campus classes
ECTS credits
6
Degree level
Master's Degree Programme (DM270)
Educational sector code
FIS/02
Period
1st Semester
Course year
1
Moodle
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The aim of this part of the course is to provide the main advanced mathematical tools to tackle more advanced courses in Physics and Chemistry.
All mathematics and physics courses of the first degree curriculum.
Differential Equations, Fourier Transform, Dirac function, Vector analysis, Vector space, Hilbert Space, Green Functions, Variational principles
G. B. Arfken and H.Weber Mathematical Methods for Physicists (Elsevier 2005) [BAS]

D. McQuarrie Mathematical Methods for Scientists and Engineering (University Science Books 2003) [BAS]
written and oral
The final grade will be the average of an oral exam (50% of the final grade) and the the average of some homeworks that will be assigned to the students during the course (50% of the final grade)
All lectures will be delivered at the blackboard with all calculations spelled out in details. Lecture notes will also be available at the instructor web site.
English
Lectures will be delivered in English
  • Lecture notes, material for reference or for self-assessment available online or as e-book
Last update of the programme: 30/06/2017