Course details: PY355

 

  • Quantitative Reasoning II
  • Digital/Multimedia Expression

Survey of mathematical and computational methods used in modern theoretical physics. Vectors, fields, differential and integral vector calculus. Matrices, matrix transformations, rotations, eigenvalues and eigenvectors. Function spaces, orthonormal functions, Fourier analysis, bras and kets. Basics of ordinary and partial differential equations with solutions by series and numerical methods. Complex variables and analytic functions. Scientific programming in python, computational visualization and numerical methods complementing each of the analytic topics. Effective Fall 2019, this course fulfills a single unit in each of the following BU Hub areas: Quantitative Reasoning II, Digital/Multimedia Expression.

SPRG 2020 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A1 Laumann TR 12:30 pm-1:45 pm

SPRG 2020 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
D1 Laumann M 3:35 pm-4:25 pm

SPRG 2020 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
D2 Laumann M 4:40 pm-5:30 pm

Note that this information may change at any time. Please visit the Student Link for the most up-to-date course information.