FYMM IIb

13.3.-5.5.2000

Lecturer: Christofer Cronström
Assistants: Heikki Arponen and Pekko Piirola

Lectures: tue 12-14 and wed 10-12 at the Laurikainen building big lecture room (basement floor).

Excercise sessions: mon 8-10,12-14,14-16 in FL V (Tallqvist building), mon 10-12 in LB E (Laurikainen building, basement floor).

Course contents:

Classification of second order partial differential equations, separation of variables. Second order ordinary differential equations, solution by series. Examples: Legendre polynomials and functions, spherical harmonics. Recommended for 2nd year theoretical physics students, 3rd for experimental students. Prerequisites: Mathematical Methods of Physics Ia and Ib.

Literature:

G.B. Arfken and H.J. Weber,Mathematical Methods for Physicists, 4th edition, Academic Press 1995.
H. Cohen, Mathematics for Scientists and Engineers, Prentice Hall 1992.
K. Kurkisuonio, Matemaattiset apuneuvot I ja II.
O. Serimaa, Moniste Fymm II, Limes ry 1992.

The exam will be on Tuesday 16.5. at 12.00-16.00, at the Laurikainen -building big lecture room.

 Problems will be given on tuesday, and they should be returned by friday (the same week!), by 15.00.


If you have any questions, try e-mailing the Lecturer, Professor Christofer Cronström (Christofer.Cronstrom@Helsinki.FI), or the assistants, Heikki Arponen (Heikki.Arponen@Helsinki.FI) and Pekko Piirola (Pekko.Piirola@Helsinki.FI).



Excercise papers:

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