PH3991 Theoretical Physics

Discussion of heat flow, electromagnetic waves, elastic waves, and quantum-mechanical waves; applications of orthogonal functions to electromagnetic multipoles, angular momentum in quantum mechanics, and to normal modes on acoustic and electromagnetic systems. Applications of complex analysis to Green Function in quantum mechanics and electromagnetism. Application of Fourier series and transforms to resonant systems. Applications of partial differential equation techniques to equation of physics.

Prerequisite

Basic physics, multivariable calculus, vector analysis, Fourier series, complex numbers, and ordinary differential equations

Lecture Hours

4

Lab Hours

1

Quarter Offered

  • Fall
  • Spring