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 Module code phy540 Credit points 9.0 KP Workload 270 h (Präsenzzeit: 84 Stunden Selbststudium: 186 Stunden) Institute directory Institute of Physics Applicability of the module Bachelor's Programme Engineering Physics (Bachelor) > Basismodule Bachelor's Programme Physics, Engineering and Medicine (Bachelor) > Basismodule Responsible persons Uppenkamp, Stefan (module responsibility) Doclo, Simon (authorised to take exams) Hohmann, Volker (authorised to take exams) Uppenkamp, Stefan (authorised to take exams) van de Par, Steven (authorised to take exams) 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) Recommended reading 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
Type of course Comment SWS Frequency Workload of compulsory attendance
Lecture 4 56
Exercises 2 28
Total module attendance time 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.