SCPY201 Mathematics for Physicists I


Instructor: Chaiwoot Boonyasiriwat (chaiwoot@gmail.com)
Class Hours: Thursday (1:30PM - 4:30PM)
Classroom: To be announced (TBA)
Objectives: To understand the concept of complex numbers, calculus of multivariate variables, vector calculus, calculus of variation
Reading list: Go the the list
Grading: Homework 40, Midterm Exam 30, Final Exam 30
- A   = [80 - 100]
- B+ = [75 - 80)
- B   = [70 - 75)
- C+ = [65 - 70)
- C   = [60 - 65)
- D+ = [55 - 60)
- D   = [50 - 55)
- F   = [0 - 50)
Policies - Each homework must be submitted by the due date.
- Homework submitted after the due date will not be graded.
- Copying homework of others will result in a score of zero.

Introduction to Mathematics for Physicists: SLIDE

Tentative Course Schedule

Week Lecture Date Lecture Notes Notifications
1 1 Aug 20, 2015 Infinite series and power series -
1 2 Aug 27, 2015 Infinite series and power series (continued) Homework 1, codes
3 3 Sep 3, 2015 Infinite series and power series (continued) Homework 2, codes
3 - Sep 10, 2015 No class (Teacher's Day)
5 4 Sep 17, 2015 Complex numbers Homework 3, codes
6 5 Sep 24, 2015 Complex numbers (continued)
7 6 Oct 1, 2015 Complex numbers (continued), Partial differentiation Homework 4
8 7 Oct 8, 2015 Partial differentiation (continued) Homework 5, codes
9 8 Oct 15, 2015 Partial differentiation (continued)
10 - Oct 22, 2015 Partial differentiation (continued)
11 9 Oct 29, 2015 Midterm examination
12 10 Nov 5, 2015 Multiple integrals Homework 6
13 11 Nov 12, 2015 Answers to Homework 5
14 12 Nov 23, 2015 Vector analysis
15 13 Nov 26, 2015 Vector analysis (continued) Homework 7
16 14 Dec 3, 2015 Calculus of variation, tensor analysis
16 15 Dec 4, 2015 Tensor analysis (continued) -
18 - Dec 17, 2015 Final examination -

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