Course Unit Code  Course Unit Title  Type of Course Unit  Year of Study  Semester  Number of ECTS Credits  9101046061998  Mathematical Methods for Physicists II  Compulsory  1  1  8 

Level of Course Unit 
Third Cycle 
Language of Instruction 
Turkish 
Objectives of the Course 
One of the main objectives of this course is to derive the equations of mathematical physics out of basic principle of physics.For this aim the course provides the mathematical methods for the graduate students of science. Thus ,they could
cope with the mathematical difficulties that they met during their research.

Name of Lecturer(s) 
Prof. Dr. Fevzi Büyükkılıç 
Learning Outcomes 
1  Description of physical phenomena in terms of mathematics  2  To familiarize with advanced mathematical techniques which are used in physics  3  To use advanced mathematical techniques in physical problems 

Mode of Delivery 
Face to Face 
Prerequisites and corequisities 
None 
Recommended Optional Programme Components 
None 
Course Contents 
The Mathematical Description of Physical Phenomena. Integral Transform. Fourier ,Laplace Transforms. Integral equations. Complex Variable Techniques. Analytic Functions. Power Series.
Integral Calculations. Taylor and Laurent Expansions. Analytic Continuation. Evaluation of Integrals. The Residue Theorem. Contour Integral Techniques. Applications.

Weekly Detailed Course Contents 

1  The Mathematical Description of Physical Phenomena.    2  Integral Transform    3  Fourier, Laplace Transforms
   4  Integral equations
   5  Complex Variable Techniques
   6  Analytic Functions
   7  Midterm Exam
   8  Power Series
   9  Integral Calculations    10  Taylor and Laurent Expansions    11  Analytic Continuation    12  Evaluation of Integrals    13  The Residue Theorem
   14  Contour Integral Techniques
   15  Applications
   16  Final Exam   

Recommended or Required Reading 
1. Bayın S., “Fen ve Mühendislik Bilimlerinde Matematik Yöntemler” Ders kitapları A.Ş. Ankara (2004).
2. Weltner K., Weber W.J., Grosjean J., Schuster P., Mathematics for Physicists and Engineers, Springer (2009)
3. Chow L. Tai, Mathematical Methods for Physicists A Concise Introduction, Cambridge (2000). 
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods 

Assessment Methods and Criteria   Work Placement(s)  None 

Workload Calculation 