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 |