PH420-2C (2020 Spring) Course Schedule


The schedule may change depending on the pandemic situation

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Date Chapter Lecture Homework Due
Preliminary
8/25 0 Introduction to the Course
8/27 1 Complex Numbers 9/3, 11am
9/1 2 Power Series 9/8, 11am
9/3 3 Fourier Series 9/10, 11am
9/8 3, 4 Fourier Transform and Orthogonal Functions 9/15, 11am
9/10 5 Vector Space I - Vectors 9/17, 11am
9/15 6 Vector Space II - Linear Operators 9/22, 11am
9/17 7 Vector Space III - Eigenvalues 9/24, 11am
9/22 1-7 Exercise
9/24 1-7 Mid-Term Exam I
9/29 8 Partial Differential 10/6, 11am
10/1 9 Multi-dimensional Integrals 10/8, 11am
10/6 10 Vector Calculus I: Scalar Fields 10/13, 11am
10/8 11 Vector Calculus II: Vector Fields 10/15, 11am
10/13 12 Vector Calculus III: Line Integrals 10/20, 11am
10/15 13 Vector Calculus IV: Integral Theorems 10/22, 11am
10/20 8-12 Exercise
10/22 8-12 Mid-Term Exam II
10/27 14 ODE I: 1st order ODE 11/3, 11am
10/29 15 ODE II: Coupled ODE 11/5, 11am
11/3 16 ODE III: 2nd order ODE 11/10, 11am
11/5 17 ODE IV: Eigenvalues 11/12, 11am
11/10 13-17 Exercise
11/12 13-17 Mid-Term Exam III
11/17 18 PDE I: Laplace Equation 12/1, 11am
11/19 19 PDE II: Diffusion Equation 12/1, 11am
11/24 Thanksgiving Break
11/26 Thanksgiving Break
12/1 20 Variational Principle I 12/8, 11am
12/3 20 Variational Principle II
12/10 Final Exam Due at 5:00pm

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About Instructor

I am available to meet with you virtually via Zoom by appointment during my virtual office hours shown below. Please make an appointment via email.


Dr. Ryoichi Kawai

Virtual Office Hour: Tue. 1-2pm, Thu. 3-4pm
Tel: (205) 934-3931
Fax: (205) 934-8042
Email: kawai@uab.edu
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Campbell Hall 309
Department of Physics
University of Alabama at Birmingham
1300 University Blvd.
Birmingham, AL 35294


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