This is the website for PY 501, Mathematical
Methods for Physicists.
This website will be updated with lecture notes and homework assignments.

General course information. pdf .

Syllabus
pdf
.

Notes
on Fourier Transforms (from Sid Redner) pdf .

Homeworks and handouts.

Homework 1
Recommended Reading: Churchill and Brown Chapters 13
Homework #1:Complex Analysis I .pdf and Figure
Notes: .pdf and , .pdf
Due:Wed Sep 19

Homework 2
Recommended Reading: Churchill and Brown Chapters 46
Homework #1:Complex Analysis II .pdf
Notes: .pdf and , .pdf
Due:Mon Oct 1

Homework 3
Recommended Reading: Bender and Orzag Chapter 6
Homework #1:Approximating Integrals: .pdf
Notes: .pdf
Gaussian Integrals: .pdf and .pdf
Due: Wed Oct 23

Homework 4
Recommended Reading: Strogatz Chapters 14
Homework #1:1D Dynamical Systems: .pdf
Due: Wed Nov 7

Homework 5
Recommended Reading: Strogatz Chapters 57
Homework #1:2D Dynamical Systems: .pdf
Due: Wed Nov 7

Homework 6
Recommended Reading: Anything on Bessel Functions and Seperation
of Variables
Notes: .pdf
Homework #1:Seperation of Variables in Cylinderical Coordinates:
.pdf
Notes on Hankel Transforms for Problem 4: .pdf
Due: Mon Dec 2

Homework 6
Recommended Reading: Seperation
of Variables in Spherical Coordinates
Notes: .pdf
Homework #1:Seperation of Variables in Spherical Coordinates:
.pdf
Due: Wed Dec 11
