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17.01.2020 14:19:23
5.04.618 Lecture: Mathematical Methods for Physics and Engineering I, lecture - Details
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General information

Course number 5.04.618
Semester Wintersemester 2019/2020
Current number of participants 113
expected number of participants 65
Home institute Institute of Physics
Courses type Lecture in category Teaching
Next date Mon , 20.01.2020 14:00 - 16:00, Room: W32 0-005
Performance record Max. 3 hrs written exam or 30 min oral exam. [Here] you will find information about the consideration of bonus points for module marks.
Lehrsprache englisch
ECTS points 9

Course location / Course dates

W32 0-005 Monday: 14:00 - 16:00, weekly (from 14/10/19) (14x)
Friday: 12:00 - 14:00, weekly (from 18/10/19) (14x)
W03 1-161 (Hörsaal) Monday. 10.02.20 14:00 - 16:00


Students obtain basic knowledge in application of mathematical methods to solve problems in physics and engineering

  • Vector algebra (vectors in 2- and 3-space, vector products, planes, lines, cylindrical and spherical coordinates)
  • Preliminary calculus (elementary functions, limits, series, differentiation, integration)
  • Preliminary complex analysis
  • Introduction to ordinary differential equations
  • Partial differentiation
  • Vector calculus (scalar and vector fields, vector operators, line, surface and volume integrals, divergence and Stokes’ theorem)