LB 415

Methods of Theoretical Physics
Spring Semesters of odd years.
Total Credits: 4
Lecture/Recitation/Discussion Hours: 4
Prerequisite: (MTH 234 or concurrently or LB 220 or concurrently or MTH 254H or concurrently) and (LB 271 or PHY 183 or PHY 193H) and (LB 272 or PHY 184 or PHY 294H)
Recommended Background: (MTH 235 or concurrently) or (MTH 255H or concurrently) or (MTH 340 or concurrently)
Restrictions: Open to students in the College of Engineering or in the Lyman Briggs College or in the Department of Mathematics or in the Department of Physics & Astronomy.
Interdepartmental With: Physics
Administered By: Lyman Briggs College
Description: Mathematical methods as applied to physical problems in mechanics, electromagnetism, and thermodynamics. Topics include multiple integration, vector calculus, Fourier series, ordinary and partial differential equations, eigenvector problems, coordinate transformations, and complex analysis. Applications include Newtonian mechanics, rigid body dynamics, heat flow, electrostatics, harmonic motion, and wave propagation.
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