Language of Instruction

English

Level of Course Unit

First Cycle

Department / Program

PHYSICS

Mode of Delivery

Face to Face

Type of Course Unit

Compulsory

Objectives of the Course

The aim of the course is to strengthen the mathematical background in physics.

Course Content

The parts of the essential mathematical background that is necessary in undergraduate physics education and that are not studied in the basic mathematics courses will be taught.. The following topic will be covered: Basic complex calculus, Fourier series, Dirac delta function, Fourier transform, partial differential equations of physics: separation of variable method, power series solutions of differential equations. Legendre polynomials; spherical harmonics. Bessel functions. Laguerre polynomials, Hermite polynomials, gamma and beta functions.

Course Methods and Techniques


Prerequisites and corequisities

None

Course Coordinator

None

Name of Lecturers

Prof.Dr. RECAİ ERDEM

Assistants

None

Work Placement(s)

No

Recommended or Required Reading
Resources

. Basic complex Analysis, J.E. Marsden (W.H. Freeman and Company,1973, San Francisco) . Mathematics for Physicists, S.M. Lea, (Brooks/Cole Thomson, 2004, USA) Complex variables and applications, R.V. Churchill Donald H. Perkins, (McGrawHill, 1990, New York) Mathematical methods for physicist: a concise introduction, T.L. Chow, (Cambridge University Press, 2000, New York)




Mathematical Methods for Physics and Engineer K.F. Riley, M.P. Hobson, S.J. Bence





