phy541 - Mathematical Methods for Physics and Engineering II (Complete module description)

# phy541 - Mathematical Methods for Physics and Engineering II (Complete module description)

 Module label Mathematical Methods for Physics and Engineering II Module code phy541 Credit points 6.0 KP Workload 180 h (attendance: 56 hrs self study: 124 hrs) Institute directory Institute of Physics Applicability of the module Bachelor's Programme Engineering Physics (Bachelor) > Aufbaumodule Bachelor's Programme Physics, Engineering and Medicine (Bachelor) > Basismodule Responsible persons Doclo, Simon (module responsibility) Doclo, Simon (authorised to take exams) Hohmann, Volker (authorised to take exams) Uppenkamp, Stefan (authorised to take exams) Prerequisites Contents of the lecture “Mathematical Methods for Physics and Engineering I” Skills to be acquired in this module To obtain advanced knowledge in application of mathematical methods to solve problems in physics and engineering. Module contents Matrices and vector spaces (linear vector spaces, basis, norm, matrices, matrix operations, determinant, inverse matrix, eigenvalue decomposition)Quadratic formsLinear equations (Gauss elimination, least-squares solution)Functions of multiple variables (stationary points, constrained optimisation using Lagrange multipliers)Fourier series Recommended reading K. F. Riley, M. P. Hobson, S. J. Bence: Mathematical methods for physics and engineering. Third edition, 2006 Links Language of instruction English Duration (semesters) 1 Semester Module frequency jährlich Module capacity unlimited Type of module Pflicht / Mandatory Module level BC (Basiscurriculum / Base curriculum) Teaching/Learning method Vorlesung/Lecture: 2 SWS, Übungen/Exercises: 2 SWS
Type of course Comment SWS Frequency Workload of compulsory attendance
Lecture 2 28
Exercises 2 28
Total module attendance time 56 h
Examination Prüfungszeiten Type of examination
Final exam of module
Max. 180 min written exam or 30 min oral exam.
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