Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9101046061998Mathematical Methods for Physicists IICompulsory118
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
1Description of physical phenomena in terms of mathematics
2To familiarize with advanced mathematical techniques which are used in physics
3To use advanced mathematical techniques in physical problems
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
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
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1The Mathematical Description of Physical Phenomena.
2Integral Transform
3Fourier, Laplace Transforms
4Integral equations
5Complex Variable Techniques
6Analytic Functions
7Midterm Exam
8Power Series
9Integral Calculations
10Taylor and Laurent Expansions
11Analytic Continuation
12Evaluation of Integrals
13The Residue Theorem
14Contour Integral Techniques
15Applications
16Final 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
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14342
Individual Study for Mid term Examination14798
Individual Study for Final Examination14798
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)242
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