phy540 - Mathematical Methods for Physics and Engineering I (Complete module description)

# phy540 - Mathematical Methods for Physics and Engineering I (Complete module description)

 Module label Mathematical Methods for Physics and Engineering I Modulkürzel phy540 Credit points 9.0 KP Workload 270 h (Präsenzzeit: 84 Stunden Selbststudium: 186 Stunden) Institute directory Institute of Physics Verwendbarkeit des Moduls Bachelor's Programme Engineering Physics (Bachelor) > Basismodule Bachelor's Programme Physics, Engineering and Medicine (Bachelor) > Basismodule Zuständige Personen Uppenkamp, Stefan (module responsibility) Doclo, Simon (Prüfungsberechtigt) Hohmann, Volker (Prüfungsberechtigt) Uppenkamp, Stefan (Prüfungsberechtigt) van de Par, Steven (Prüfungsberechtigt) Prerequisites Abiturwissen Mathematik Skills to be acquired in this module To obtain basic knowledge in application of mathematical methods to solve problems in physics and engineering Module contents 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 analysisIntroduction to ordinary differential equationsPartial differentiationVector calculus (scalar and vector fields, vector operators, line, surface and volume integrals, divergence and Stokes’ theorem) Literaturempfehlungen K. F. Riley, M. P. Hobson, S. J. Bence: Mathematical methods for physics and engineering. Third edition, 2006 Links Languages of instruction English , German Duration (semesters) 1 Semester Module frequency jährlich Module capacity unlimited
Lehrveranstaltungsform Comment SWS Frequency Workload of compulsory attendance
Lecture 4 56
Exercises 2 28
Präsenzzeit Modul insgesamt 84 h
Examination Prüfungszeiten Type of examination
Final exam of module
Max. 180 min written exam or 30 min oral exam. Here , you will find information about the consideration of bonus points for module marks.