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PHY1540H S GENERAL
Mathematical Methods in Physics

Official description

Topics:

An introduction, aimed at the physicist, to various mathematical methods of use in several areas of physics.

Topics:

- Introduction to group theory I: generalities, discrete groups

- Introduction to group theory II: Lie groups with an emphasis on semisimple groups

- Tensor algebra and exterior calculus on manifolds

- Solutions of ordinary and partial differential equations with Green functions

Textbook
                            Mathematics of Classical and Quantum Physics by F.W. Byron and R.W.Fuller (Dover, 1992)
                        
course title
PHY1540H S GENERAL
session
winter
group
general course
time and location
Time: TBA
Course URL
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