PHYS 516 Mathematical Methods


Mathematical Methods

PHYS 516 (Fall 2016)

Contour Integration + Residue Theorem           Fourier Series using Mathematica                       Euler's Gamma Function            

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Course Description



A full description of the course, including a detailed syllabus, assessment, and classroom and grading policies, is provided in the Official Rice Syllabus for PHYS 516. Students are expected to have read it in entirety by the end of the first week of classes.

Lectures: Tuesday & Thursday, 4.00pm - 5.15pm. Location: Room 453, Herman Brown Hall.
Office Hours: Tuesday, 1.00pm - 2.30pm & Wednesday 2.00pm - 3.30pm.
Text: Mathematical Methods for Physicists, by George Arfken and Hans Weber.

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Dr. Matthew G. Baring
Herman Brown Hall, Room 366
Telephone: (713) 348-2983
Email: baring at