Spring Semester 2014
MTWF 11:00 am -11:50 am, DeLoach 213
Syllabus and Information Monday, January 13, 2014
Dr. Moorad Alexanian
Thursdays 10:00 am -- 12:00 am or by appointments
“Mathematical Methods for Physicists” (Sixth Edition) By Arfken & Weber
Chapters 1-15 (excluding Tensor Analysis, Sec. 2.6-- 2.11 and Group Theory, the whole of Chapter 4) Only sections of chapters will be covered in class where homework problems have been assigned.
There will be two take-home exams. The first will cover chapters 1-3 and the second chapters 5-8. The final exam, which may be a take-home exam, will consist of the rest of the material that has been covered in class.
Grading: Homework……………….20% Exams…………………...80%
The final letter grades will be assigned on a curve based on the total numerical grades. No plus/minus grade will be given.
Homework: Only two problems of each chapter will be graded and that will constitute the grade gotten for that particular chapter. The two problems will be chosen at random and so students are expected to hand in all the assigned homework problems. Homework must be handed-in two classes after the end of the corresponding chapter is covered in class....
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