College Bulletin - Course Catalog 
  
    Jul 19, 2018  
College Bulletin - Course Catalog

PHYS 017. Mathematical Methods of Physics


A half-semester survey of mathematical techniques useful in physics. Topics include eigenvalue problems, Fourier analysis, solutions to ordinary and partial differential equations, special functions, the theory of residues, and numerical methods.
Prerequisite: linear algebra (MATH 027 , MATH 028 , or MATH 028S ); corequisite: multivariable calculus (MATH 033 , MATH 034 , or MATH 035 ).
Lab required.
0.5 credit.
Spring 2019. Graves.
Spring 2020. Staff.
Spring 2021. Staff.
Catalog chapter: Physics and Astronomy  
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/physics-astronomy


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