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Physics (PHYS)

Department of Physics
Faculty of Science

PHYS 3808 [0.5 credit]

Mathematical Physics II

Solution of second-order total differential equations by Frobenius' method. Sturm-Liouville theory. Special functions: Legendre, Bessel. Hermite, Laguerre and associated functions. Partial differential equations: method of separation of variables, eigenfunctions and eigenvalues and eigenfunction expansions. Green's function techniques for solving inhomogeneous partial differential equations.
Precludes additional credit for MATH 3004, MATH 3705, and PHYS 3806.
Prerequisites: PHYS 3807 or MATH 3007 or permission of the Department.
Lectures three hours a week.

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