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phy542 - Mathematical Methods for Physics and Engineering III (Complete module description)
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Module label Mathematical Methods for Physics and Engineering III
Module code phy542
Credit points 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
180h (attendance: 56h; self-study: 124h)
Institute directory Institute of Physics
Applicability of the module
  • Bachelor's Programme Engineering Physics (Bachelor) > Aufbaumodule
  • Bachelor's Programme Physics, Engineering and Medicine (Bachelor) > Aufbaumodule
Responsible persons
Doclo, Simon (Authorized examiners)
Hohmann, Volker (Authorized examiners)
Uppenkamp, Stefan (Authorized examiners)
van de Par, Steven (Authorized examiners)
Hohmann, Volker (Module responsibility)
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
  • Complex analysis
  • Partial differential equations
  • Special functions in physics and engineering
  • Special integral transform in physics and engineering
  • Special linear and nonlinear differential equations in physics and engineering
  • Statistics
Reader's advisory
K. F. Riley, M. P. Hobson, S. J. Bence: Mathematical methods for physics and engineering. Third edition, 2006
Language of instruction English
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency jährlich
Module capacity unlimited
Modullevel / module level
Modulart / typ of module je nach Studiengang Pflicht oder Wahlpflicht
Lehr-/Lernform / Teaching/Learning method Lecture: 2 hrs/week, Tutorial: 2 hrs/week
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge Contents of the lectures “Mathematical Methods for Physics and Engineering I and II”
Course type Comment SWS Frequency Workload of compulsory attendance
2 28
2 28
Total time of attendance for the module 56 h
Examination Time of examination Type of examination
Final exam of module
2 hrs written exam or 45 min oral exam. Here , you will find information about the consideration of bonus points for module marks.