PHY312 Mathematical Methods of Physics I

General Information

Lecturer: Prof. Philippe Jetzer
Assistants:

Adrian Boitier (Irchel, Y36 K32)
Maria Haney (Irchel, Y36 K34)
Amedeo Primo (Irchel, Y36 K44)
Tomas Jezo (Irchel, Y36 K42)

Lecture: Tuesday 13:00-14:45 (Irchel, Y16-G-05)
Thursday 13:00-14:45 (Irchel, Y16-G-05)
Exercise classes:

Tuesday 10:15-12:00

Group A (A-Le): Amedeo Primo and Tomas Jezo (Y23-G-04)

Group B (Lü-Z): Adrian Boitier and Maria Haney (Y22-F-68)

Note: exercise classes begin on 25.09.2018

Misc:
  • Testat condition: Solve 60% of the exercise sheets
  • Hand in of exercises: During thursday lecture
  • VVZ
Exam: Tuesday 18. December during the lecture

Lecture notes

Mathematische Methoden der Physik I (PDF, 898 KB)

Please report any mistakes or typos to Adrian.

Recommended books

  • R. Courant and D. Hilbert, Methoden der Mathematischen Physik I, Springer-Verlag 1968 (Methods of Mathematical Physics, Interscience 1953 - 3 Bände)
  • E. Whittaker and G. Watson, A Course of Modern Analysis, Cambridge University Press 1995
  • G.B. Arfken and H.J. Weber, Mathematical Methods for Physicists, Academic Press, Inc. 1995
  • E. Stiefel, Methoden der Mathematischen Physik I und II, Verlag der Fachvereine an der ETHZ 1973
  • W. Walter, Gewöhnliche Differentialgleichungen (Eine Einführung), Springer-Verlag 1976
  • H. Cartan, Elementare Theorien der Analytischen Funktionen einer oder mehreren Komplexen Veränderlichen, BI Hochschultaschenbücher Band 112, 1966
  • Serge Lang, Complex Analysis, Springer Verlag 1993
  • L.V. Ahlfors, Complex Analysis, 2nd ed. 1966
  • J.F. Cornwell, Group theory in physics, Academic Press 1984
  • H. Weyl, The classical groups, their invariants and representations, Princeton University Press, 1961