




Aug 28 W  Introduction. Begin review of basics. Vectors  1.1  Ch 1 P1,2,8,10,14  
Aug 30 F  Scalar and Vector Fields.  1.2  Due Sep 6  
Sep 2 M  LABOR DAY NO CLASS  
Sep 4 W  Curvilinear coordinates  1.3  Ch1 p15,16, 19 Ch 2 P2,5  
Sep 6 F  More...  1.36  Due Sep 13  
Sep 9 M  Complex variables and their use in physics  2.12  
Sep 11 W  Complex functions. Branch cuts. Calculus with complex variables.  2.2  Ch 2 P6b,7,10,11, 19c  
Sep 13 F  Integration Cauchy Theorem.  2.2  Due Sep 20  
Sep 16 M  Complex series.  2.3  
Sep 18 W  Use of complex variables in fluid flow.  2.4  
Sep 20 F  Poles and zeroes.  2.5  Ch 2 P14d, 15a,16a,17a  
Sep 23 M  The residue theorem.  2.6  Due Sep 27  
Sep 25 W  Examples.  2.7  
Sep 27 F  Conformal mapping.  2.8  
Sep 30 M  The gamma function  Interlude  Ch 2 P18a ,19b,20d, 21c, 24  
Oct 2 W  more...  Ch 2  Due Oct 4  
Oct 4 F  Quick review of Differential eqns.  series soln.  Ch 3  
Oct 7 M  More on DEs  Ch 3  
Oct 9 W  MIDTERM EXAM.  Ch 12  Ch 2 p 28 Ch 3 P4,14  
Oct 11 F  Fourier Series.  4.14.2  Due Oct 13  
Oct 14 M  Sine and cosine series  4.3  Ch 3 P16 Ch 4 P3,4,6  
Oct 16 W  Examples  4.4  Due Oct 20  
Oct 18 F  Convergence.  4.5  
Oct 21 M  Laplace transforms.  5.1,2  
Oct 23 W  Examples  5.3  Ch 4 P 9,10,12  
Oct 25 F  More tricks  5.4  Due Oct 27  
Oct 28 M  Convolution  5.5  
Oct 30 W  The Mellin Inversion integral.  5.6  Ch 5 P 1b,d, 2, 5b,7  
Nov 1 F  Examples.  5.7  Due Nov 3  
Nov 4 M  Delta functions  6.1  Ch 5 P 6b,10, 16  
Nov 6 W  Properties of deltafunctions.  6.1  Due Nov 10  
Nov 8 F  More rigorous math on delta fns.  6.2  Ch 6 P1c,2,3a  
Nov 11 M  Examples.  6. 3  Due Nov 17  
Nov 13 W  Sequences and series  6.4  Ch 6 P 5,6,8c,11  
Nov 15 F  Distributions in N dimensions  6.5 6  Due Nov 27  
Nov 18 M  Fourier transforms.  7.12  
Nov 20 W  Basic properties.  7.3  
Nov 22 F  Examples.  
Nov 25 M  Power spectra  7.45  Ch 7 P1a,3, 4  
Nov 27 W  Sine and Cosine transforms  7.6  Due Dec 4  
Nov 29 F  THANKSGIVING  NO CLASS  7.7  
Dec 2 M  SturmLiouville Theory  8.1  Ch 7 P 10a, 12, 13  
Dec 4 W  ADVISING DAY  NO CLASS  
Dec 6 F  SturmLiouville Theory  8.2  Due Dec 11  
Dec 9 M  Spherical problems  8.3  Ch 8 P1,3  
Dec 11 W  Spherical problems  8.3  Due Dec 15  
Dec 13 F  more  Ch 8  If this schedule poses  
Dec 16 M  FINAL EXAMINATION HANDED OUT 10:00am  a hardship for you, you  
Dec 18 W  Final Exam due 10:00am  must notify me by Nov 27. 
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