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MSc PHYSICS

SEMESTER -1
PHY 301
MATHEMATICAL METHODS OF PHYSICS
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Review of vector algebra ,


Vector differentiation and gradient
Divergence and gauss ,s theorem
Vector integration
Green theorem in plane
Curl and stoke,s theorem
Quizzes based on lectures 1 to 7
presentation
Curvilinear coordinate system,
Gradient ,divergence and curl in the curvilinear coordinate
system
Spherical and cylindrical coordinate system
Quizzes based on lectures 8 to 11
Covariant and contravarient tensors
Presentation tensor algebra ,quotient rule
Linear vector space
Presentation Determinants and matrices
Eigen value and eigenvectors of matrices
Orthogonal ,hermition matrices
Similarities transformation
Digonalization of matrices
Quizzes based on lectures 16 to 21
Introduction to groups
group representation
Invariant subgroup, discrete subgroup
Dihedral groups ,continuous groups
SU(2) groups ,lie groups
Representation
Quizzes based on lectures 16 to 21

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Function of complex variables


Cauchy Riemann conditions and analytic functions
Cauchy integral theorem
Cauchy integral formula
Quizzes based on lectures 29 to 33
presentation
Taylor series
Laurent series
Calculus of residue
Calculus of residue
Complex integration
Complex integration
Complex integration
Presentation
Presentation
Quizzes based on lectures 29 to 33
Discussion on need of complex numbers

Text Book
1.Mathematical Methods for physicists ,George Arfken ,5th
edition
Books Recommended
1. Mathematical physics by E.Butkove
2. Vector and tensor analysis shaum,s outline series
3. Complex variables shaum,s outline series
4. Mathematical Methods in physical sciences by Boas
5. Introduction to mathematical physics by C.W.WONG

MSc PHYSICS
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PHY 301
MATHEMATICAL METHODS OF PHYSICS
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First and second order linear differential equations


Partial differential equations in physics
Partial differential equations in physics
Partial differential equations in physics
Separation of variables
Homogeneous differential equations
Frobenius series solution of differential equations
Frobenius series solution of differential equations
Presentation
Second solution
Second solution
Nonhomogenous differential equations
Quizzes based on lectures 1 to 12
Presentation
Bessel fuctions and Hankel functions
Bessel fuctions and Hankel functions
Spherical Bessel functions
Legender polynomials
Legender polynomials
Associated Legender polynomials
Spherical harmonics Laguerre polynomials
Hermite polynomials
Quizzes based on lectures 14 to 22
Definition and generl properties of fourier series
Fourier series of various physical functions
Uses and applications of Fourier series
Uses and applications of Fourier series
Integral transform

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Fourier transform
Fourier transform
Convolution theorem
Elementary Laplace transform
Applications of laplace transforms
Applications of laplace transforms
presentation
Quizzes based on lectures 24 to 34
Boundary value problems
Boundary value problems
Non homogeneous Boundary value problems and green
functions
Green functions for one dimensional problems
Eigen functions expansion of green function
Construction of green functions in higher dimensions
Presentation
Quizzes based on lectures 37 to 42
Discussion

Text Book
1.Mathematical Methods for physicists ,George Arfken ,5th
edition
Books Recommended
1. Mathematical physics by E.Butkove
2. Differential equations shaum,s outline series
3. Fourier series shaum,s outline series
4. Mathematical Methods in physical sciences by Boas
5. Introduction to mathematical physics by C.W.WONG

BS PHYSICS
SEMESTER -5
PHY 301
MATHEMATICAL METHODS OF PHYSICS
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LECTURES

Review of vector algebra ,


Vector differentiation and gradient
Divergence and gauss ,s theorem
Vector integration
Green theorem in plane
Curl and stoke,s theorem
Quizzes based on lectures 1 to 7
presentation
Curvilinear coordinate system,
Gradient ,divergence and curl in the curvilinear coordinate
system
Spherical and cylindrical coordinate system
Quizzes based on lectures 8 to 11
Covariant and contravarient tensors
Presentation tensor algebra ,quotient rule
Linear vector space
Presentation Determinants and matrices
Eigen value and eigenvectors of matrices
Orthogonal ,hermition matrices
Similarities transformation
Digonalization of matrices
Quizzes based on lectures 16 to 21
Introduction to groups
group representation
Invariant subgroup, discrete subgroup

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Dihedral groups ,continuous groups


SU(2) groups ,lie groups
Representation
Quizzes based on lectures 16 to 21
Function of complex variables
Cauchy Riemann conditions and analytic functions
Cauchy integral theorem
Cauchy integral formula
Quizzes based on lectures 29 to 33
presentation
Taylor series
Laurent series
Calculus of residue
Calculus of residue
Complex integration
Complex integration
Complex integration
Presentation
Presentation
Quizzes based on lectures 29 to 33
Discussion on need of complex numbers

Text Book
1.Mathematical Methods for physicists ,George Arfken ,5th
edition
Books Recommended
1. Mathematical physics by E.Butkove
2. Vector and tensor analysis shaum,s outline series
3. Complex variables shaum,s outline series
4. Mathematical Methods in physical sciences by Boas
5. Introduction to mathematical physics by C.W.WONG

BS PHYSICS
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PHY 301
MATHEMATICAL METHODS OF PHYSICS
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LECTURES

First and second order linear differential equations


Partial differential equations in physics
Partial differential equations in physics
Partial differential equations in physics
Separation of variables
Homogeneous differential equations
Frobenius series solution of differential equations
Frobenius series solution of differential equations
Presentation
Second solution
Second solution
Nonhomogenous differential equations
Quizzes based on lectures 1 to 12
Presentation
Bessel fuctions and Hankel functions
Bessel fuctions and Hankel functions
Spherical Bessel functions
Legender polynomials
Legender polynomials
Associated Legender polynomials
Spherical harmonics Laguerre polynomials
Hermite polynomials
Quizzes based on lectures 14 to 22
Definition and generl properties of fourier series

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Fourier series of various physical functions


Uses and applications of Fourier series
Uses and applications of Fourier series
Integral transform
Fourier transform
Fourier transform
Convolution theorem
Elementary Laplace transform
Applications of laplace transforms
Applications of laplace transforms
presentation
Quizzes based on lectures 24 to 34
Boundary value problems
Boundary value problems
Non homogeneous Boundary value problems and green
functions
Green functions for one dimensional problems
Eigen functions expansion of green function
Construction of green functions in higher dimensions
Presentation
Quizzes based on lectures 37 to 42
Discussion

Text Book
1.Mathematical Methods for physicists ,George Arfken ,5th
edition
Books Recommended
1. Mathematical physics by E.Butkove
2. Differential equations shaum,s outline series
3. Fourier series shaum,s outline series
4. Mathematical Methods in physical sciences by Boas

5. Introduction to mathematical physics by C.W.WONG