# Methods Of Theoretical Physics I

# Methods Of Theoretical Physics I

Prefix:

PHY

Course Number:

506

The course and its sequel (MA/PHY 507) are designed to develop, for first-year graduate students, familiarity with the mathematical tools useful in physics. Topics include curvilinear coordinates, infinite series, integrating and solving differential equations of physics, and methods of complex variables. Work with Green's functions, eigenvalues, matrices and the calculus of variations are included as a part of MA/PHY 506 and 507. Prereq: PHY 404G or equivalent.

## Sections

Section | Credits | Room | Instructor | Syllabus |
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PHY 506-001 | 3.0 | Rm.339 | Peter D Hislop |