PHYS 571

Advanced Methods of Theoretical Physics


PHYS 571 is designed to provide first-year physics graduate students with the mathematical background for subsequent studies of advanced mechanics, electrodynamics, and quantum theory. Topics treated include: Ordinary differential equations; Infinite series; Evaluation of integrals; Functions of a complex variable; Integral transforms; Linear vector spaces and linear operators; Partial differential equations; Eigenfunctions and eigenvectors; Green's functions; Integral Equations.