




Aug 28 W  Introduction. Begin review of basics. Vectors  1.1  Ch 1 P1,4,5,9,10,17,21  
Aug 30 F  Scalar and Vector Fields.  1.2  Due Sep 4  
Sep 2 M  LABOR DAY NO CLASS  
Sep 4 W  Curvilinear coordinates  1.3  Ch1 p24,25b,26a,27, 31  
Sep 6 F  More...  1.36  Due Sep 11  
Sep 9 M  Complex variables and their use in physics  2.1  
Sep 11 W  Complex functions. Branch cuts. Calculus with complex variables.  2.2  Ch 2 P2,6,7b,8b,12,14,16b  
Sep 13 F  Integration Cauchy Theorem.  2.2  Due Sep 18  
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  Ch2 P21d, 22e, 23a, 24c,d, 26a&c, 27a, 28c.  
Sep 23 M  The residue theorem.  2.6  Due Sep 25  
Sep 25 W  Examples.  2.7  
Sep 27 F  Examples.  2.7  
Sep 30 M  2.8  Ch 2 P29b,30d,  
Oct 2 W  CATCH UP  2.9  Due Oct 2  
Oct 4 F  Conformal mapping.  2.8  
Oct 7 M  The gamma function  2.9  Ch 2 p31a,32b , 39  
Oct 9 W  MIDTERM EXAM.  Ch 12  Due Oct 11  
Oct 11 F  Quick review of Differential eqns.  series soln.  Ch 3  
Oct 14 M  More on DEs  Ch 3  Ch 3 P15,28,31  
Oct 16 W  Fourier Series.  4.14.2  Due Oct 18  
Oct 18 F  Sine and cosine series  4.3  
Oct 21 M  Examples  4.4  Ch 4 P3,4,6, 9,11  
Oct 23 W  Convergence.  4.5  Due Oct 25  
Oct 25 F  Laplace transforms.  5.1,2  
Oct 28 M  Examples  5.3  
Oct 30 W  More tricks  5.4  Ch 4 P15,19 Ch 5 P 1d,e 2,  
Nov 1 F  Convolution  5.5  Due Nov 1  
Nov 4 M  The Mellin Inversion integral  5.6  
Nov 6 W  Examples.  5.7  Ch 5 P 4, 5b,6b,12,14a  
Nov 8 F  Delta functions  6.1  Due Nov 8  
Nov 11 M  Properties of deltafunctions.  6.1  
Nov 13 W  More rigorous math on delta fns.  6.2,3  Ch 5 P 15*, 21, 24
* Do one of the two circuits as assigned in class 

Nov 15 F  Sequences and series  6.4  Ch 6 P1c,2,3a Due Nov 15  
Nov 18 M  Distributions in N dimensions  6.5,6  
Nov 20 W  Fourier transforms.  7.12  Ch 6 P 6b, 11, 19, 20, 27  
Nov 22 F  Basic properties.  7.3  Due Nov 22  
Nov 25 M  Examples.  7.45  
Nov 27 W  Power spectra  7.6  
Nov 29 F  THANKSGIVING  NO CLASS  
Dec 2 M  Sine and Cosine transforms  7.7  Ch 7 P 1a,c,2b,5,7,11,16a  
Dec 4 W  ADVISING DAY  NO CLASS  Due Dec 6  
Dec 6 F  SturmLiouville Theory  8.1  
Dec 9 M  SturmLiouville Theory  8.2  Ch 7 18, 21 Ch 8 P1, 4, 8  
Dec 11 W  Spherical problems, Legendre function  8.3  Due Dec 13  
Dec 13 F  Spherical harmonics, Bessel functions  8.3.7, 8.4  
Dec 16 M  FINAL EXAMINATION HANDED OUT 10:00 am  If this schedule poses a hardship for you, you  
Dec 18 W  Final Exam due noon  must notify me by Nov 27. 
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