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Physics

PHY 103: Mathematical Methods (Course credit - 1)

Learning Objectives:

The course will introduce different mathematical methods commonly used in Physics.

Course Contents:

Introduction to coordinate systems. Cylindrical and Spherical coordinate systems: Line, surface and volume elements, Vector Algebra. Introduction to vector calculus: Gradient, Divergence and curl of Fields, Divergence theorem, Stokes Theorem, Dirac delta function. Polar Representation of Complex number (addition, multiplication and phasor diagram). Fourier analysis (periodic and non-periodic), Inverse Fourier Transformation. Elementary introduction to tensors.

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