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PHYSICS

PHYS-380
Mathematical and Computational Physics (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate

Introduces mathematical methods that are regularly used in upper-level physics courses, including linear algebra and eigenvalue problems, applications of multivariate and vector calculus, ordinary and partial differential equations, among others, and applies these to a variety of physics problems. Mathematica or MatLab software is taught and used in the course. Usually offered every three semesters; see Physics Department website. Prerequisite: PHYS-200, PHYS-205, or PHYS-210, and MATH-313 (may be taken concurrently).