Apr 15, 2024  
2020-2021 College of Liberal Arts (Admitted Fall 2020/Spring 2021) 
    
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PHYS 321 - Mathematical Physics

4 credits
An introduction to methods used in solving problems in physics and other sciences. Calculus of variations and extremum principles. Orthogonal functions and Sturm-Liouville problems. Fourier series. Series solutions of differential equations. The partial differential equations of physics. Transform and Green’s function methods of solution. Nonlinear equations and chaos theory. Meets: Four hours lecture. Prerequisite: PHYS 150  or permission of instructor; and MATH 315 . Same as: MATH 325 . Offered fall semester. CLA-Breadth/Interdisciplinary



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