# lec1-2 - Chapter 2: Complex numbers Complex numbers are...

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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 2: Complex numbers Complex numbers are commonplace in physics and engineering. In particular, complex numbers enable us to simplify equations and/or more easily find solutions to equations. We will explore the damped, driven simple-harmonic oscillator as an example of the use of complex numbers. By the end of this chapter you should be able to... I Represent complex numbers in various ways Patrick K. Schelling Introduction to Theoretical Methods Chapter 2: Complex numbers Complex numbers are commonplace in physics and engineering. In particular, complex numbers enable us to simplify equations and/or more easily find solutions to equations. We will explore the damped, driven simple-harmonic oscillator as an example of the use of complex numbers. By the end of this chapter you should be able to... I Represent complex numbers in various ways I Use complex algebra Patrick K. Schelling Introduction to Theoretical Methods Chapter 2: Complex numbers Complex numbers are commonplace in physics and engineering. In particular, complex numbers enable us to simplify equations and/or more easily find solutions to equations. We will explore the damped, driven simple-harmonic oscillator as an example of the use of complex numbers. By the end of this chapter you should be able to... I Represent complex numbers in various ways I Use complex algebra I Complex infinite series Patrick K. Schelling Introduction to Theoretical Methods Chapter 2: Complex numbers Complex numbers are commonplace in physics and engineering. In particular, complex numbers enable us to simplify equations and/or more easily find solutions to equations. We will explore the damped, driven simple-harmonic oscillator as an example of the use of complex numbers. By the end of this chapter you should be able to... I Represent complex numbers in various ways I Use complex algebra I Complex infinite series I Determine functions of complex numbers Patrick K. Schelling Introduction to Theoretical Methods Chapter 2: Complex numbers Complex numbers are commonplace in physics and engineering. In particular, complex numbers enable us to simplify equations and/or more easily find solutions to equations. We will explore the damped, driven simple-harmonic oscillator as an example of the use of complex numbers. By the end of this chapter you should be able to... I Represent complex numbers in various ways I Use complex algebra I Complex infinite series I Determine functions of complex numbers I Use Eulers formula Patrick K. Schelling Introduction to Theoretical Methods Chapter 2: Complex numbers Complex numbers are commonplace in physics and engineering. In particular, complex numbers enable us to simplify equations and/or more easily find solutions to equations. We will explore the damped, driven simple-harmonic oscillator as an example of the use of complex numbers....
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lec1-2 - Chapter 2: Complex numbers Complex numbers are...

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