Mathematical Methods of Physics
Georgia Tech online PHYS 6124
- Course schedule
- Predrag Cvitanović
predrag dot cvitanovic snail physics dot gatech dot edu
Guest lectures by
Sara A Solla
This is an idiosyncratic, but modern course, math methods as used in research, described in
An ode in 15 stanzas - that complements ChaosBook online course,
is intended to provide a graduate student with basic tools needed to tackle modern problems,
`big data' problems in extreme dimensions, such as fluids or neuroscience:
linear algebra, ODEs, discretizations, Fourier theory, discrete and continuous symmetries, probability, statistics, and chaos.
- Online course
To view a video, click on
in the schedule, or in the
Videos are in YouTube playlist `Math Methods - GaTech PHYS-6124'.
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Course has no auto- or human grader. If you send us solutions that
you are proud of (LaTeX source, please), we will be grateful, and might
give you extra credit :)
all in one file.
They are not a stand-alone textbook, they make sense only in the
context of online lectures. (version of Nov 25 2020)
There is no assigned textbook for the course. If you need a reference,
G. B. Arfken, H. J. Weber and F. E. Harris, Mathematical Methods for Physicists, 7th Edition:
A Comprehensive Guide
(Academic Press, San Diego 2013), ISBN: 9780123846549.
Paul Goldbart's list of mathematical methods references
- Does she?
* Dunno. We never got to Maupertius's variational principle.