PHYSICS 201: MATHEMATICAL METHODS FOR SCIENTISTS, SPRING 2006

Tim Gfroerer, Davidson College

 

Assignments

 

* Read the assigned material before class discussion on the dates indicated.

* Hand in homework at the beginning of class on the dates indicated.

 

** Refresh for current listing! **

 

Date

Chapter

Assignment

1/11  1  Read sections 1-5, 6C, 10
1/13  1   Read sections 11-15
1/18  1 Problems 1.1, 1.10, 1.12, 5.2, 5.3, 5.6, 6.21, 6.25, 10.7, 10.16 
1/27  2   Read sections 1-5, Review Mathematica Tutorial
 1/30  1 Problems 12.1 (for 13.3 only), 13.3, 13.15, 13.18, 14.4, 14.8, 15.29, 15.33, 16.1 
 2/1  2  Read sections 8-11
 2/3  2   Problems 4.3, 4.13, 5.6, 5.15, 5.29, 5.40, 5.59, 5.68, 9.14, 9.17
 2/6  2 Read sections 12-16
 2/8    Read handout on Complex numbers in AC circuit analysis
 2/10   Read handout on Schrodinger's wave equation
 2/13  2  Problems 10.17, 10.22, 11.4, 11.14, 12.30, 14.11, 14.19, 16.8, 16.12
 2/15  3 Review sections 1-4
 2/17   Hand in Review 1
 2/20   Review sections 6-9
 2/22 3  Problems: 2.14, 3.16, 3.19, 3.24, 4.12, 4.16, 4.18 (Practice: 2.4, 3.2, 3.12)
 2/24   Review Matrix Computations on Mathematica
 3/6  10 Read sections 1-4
 3/8  3 Problems: 6.6, 6.11, 6.12, 6.14, 8.30, 9.7, 9.15 (Practice: 6.24, 8.14)
 3/10  10 Read section 5
 3/17  10 Problems: 3.3, 4.4, 4.5, 4.13, 4.22, 4.29, 5.11, 5.13
 3/20  6  Read sections 1-4
 3/22  6  Read sections 5-7
 3/24  6  Read sections 8.  This is a very good introduction to line integrals.
 3/27  6 Read section 9
 3/29  6  Problems: 4.2 (a) and (b), 4.5, 4.6, 6.11, 6.12, 6.14, 7.1, 7.3, 7.9
 3/31     Hand in Review 2
 4/3  6 Read section 10
 4/5  6  Read section 11
 4/10  7  Read sections 1-4
 4/12  6  Problems 8.1, 8.5, 9.3, 9.11, 10.4, 10.14, 11.4, 11.12 and Physlets: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
 4/14  7  Read sections 5-8
 4/19  7  Read sections 9-10
 4/21  15  Read section 4
  4/26   7  Problems 5.2, 5.7, 7.11, 8.6, 9.23, 9.24, 10.6
 4/28    Hand in Review 3
5/1  15  Problems 4.6, 4.11, 4.21
5/3  8 Read sections 1-2
5/6   Hand in Final Exam by 5:30am

 

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