PHYS:4761 Mathematical Methods of Physics I

General Course Information

Professor Gregory Howes
Office 505 Van Allen Hall
Phone (319) 335-1221
E-mail gregory-howes {at} uiowa dot edu
Office Hours Tuesday 9:15-10:15am
Wednesday 1:00-3:00pm
or by appointment
Catalog Description Functions of complex variables, integration methods, linear vector spaces, tensors, matrix algebra.
Meeting Tuesday and Thursday 8:00-9:15am, 618 Van Allen Hall
Textbook Arfken, Weber, & Harris, Mathematical Methods for Physicists, 7th edition
Exams Two Midterm Exams: Tentatively on Thursday, Oct 8 and Thursday, Nov 19
Final Exam: Wednesday, Dec 16, 12:30-2:30pm, 618 VAN
Grading Homework: 20%
Two Midterm Exams: 20% each
Final Exam: 40%