Office Hours: W 4:30-5:30

Grader:

Final: Friday, Dec 12, 10:30-12:30 KPTC 103.

This is a one quarter course aimed at providing beginning graduate students

with a basic grounding in mathematics for physics.

Mathematical physics is a vast and fascinating subject. A partial list of

topics that we will try to cover includes:

- ODEs

- Complex Analysis
- Linear Algebra

- PDEs

References:

Beyond the course textbook, there are a number of other texts that might be worth perusing.

Complex Variables: Introduction and Applications by

Tables of Integrals, Series, and Products by Gradshteyn and Ryzhik

Mathematical Methods in the Physical Sciences by Boas

texts).

Linear Algebra Done Right by Sheldon Axler

Linear Algebra by Hoffman and Kunze

Linear Algebra by Shilov

I will add more references and links as the course progresses.

Problem Sets:

Assignment 1

Solutions 1

Assignment 2

Solutions 2

Assignment 3

Solutions 3

Assignment 4

Solutions 4

Midterm Solutions

Assignment 5

Solutions 5

Assignment 6

Solutions 6

Practice problems

Solutions for the Final