Course Synopses

16:750:511 TOPICS IN MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS (3)

  • Course Description:

    Prerequisites: 640:403 Complex Variables and 640:423 Partial Differential Equations, or equivalent. Functions of a complex variable, contour integration, calculus of residues, conformal mapping with applications to electrostatics, magnetostatics and fluid dynamics in two dimensions. Solution of boundary-value problems of physics by integral equation methods, construction of Green's functions. Fourier and Laplace transform theory with applications to harmonic motion, electrostatics, heat conduction, circuits and transients.

  • Learning Management System: http://www.physics.rutgers.edu/grad/511/