PHYSICS 116C
Homework 10
Due on class on Thursday December 5 (the last class). This homework will be graded. Solutions will
be posted on the class web site after the class.
Final Exam: The nal exam wi
PHYSICS 116C
Midterm
In class, Tuesday November 5, 2013, 12:001:45 pm.
The exam is closed book but you may bring in one sheet of hand written notes if you wish.
You must explain your answers.
No calcu
PHYSICS 116C
Homework 6
Due in class, Thursday November 7
The midterm will be in class on Tuesday November 5. It will cover all the material up to and
including separation of variables in cartesian c
PHYSICS 116C
Homework 3
Due in class, Thursday October 17
Midterm Reminder: The midterm will be in class on Tuesday November 5.
1. Starting from the series expression for the Bessel functions J (x) di
PHYSICS 116C
Homework 2
Due in class, Thursday October 10.
There are questions on both sides of the sheet.
Oce Hours
My oce hour: Wednesdays, 10:0012:00, ISB 212
TAs oce hour: Mondays, 12:002:00 pm.,
PHYSICS 116C
Final
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 4:007:00 pm.
The exam is closed book but you may bring in one sheet of hand written notes if you wish.
No calculators or other electronic devices are allo
PHYSICS 116C
Homework 5
Due in class, Thursday October 31
Midterm Reminder: The midterm will be in class on Tuesday November 5. The exam will be closed
book, but you may bring one one sheet of handwri
PHYSICS 116C
Homework 4
Due in class, Thursday October 24
1. Note: This question is longer than the others and will get more points. It is important that you
make an eort to answer it fully, since it
PHYSICS 116C
Homework 7
Due in class, Thursday November 14
1. Consider the modes of vibration of a circular drum which are circularly symmetric (i.e. have no
dependence on ). Denoting the frequencies
PHYSICS 116C
Homework 9
Due in class, next Tuesday, November 26 (since Thursday is Thanksgiving).
Note: Next week my oce hour will be on Monday, (Nov. 25), 10:0012:00 rather Wednesday in order
to be b
Physics 116C. Mathematical Methods of Physics. Professor Michael
Dine
Fall, 2016. Syllabus
Contact Information: ISB 323. Phone: 9-3033 Email (best): [email protected]
Office hours: Wed 3:00-4:00 or by ap
Physics 116C. Mathematical Methods. Professor Dine
Fall, 2016. Homework Set 3
Due Thurs., Oct 20
1. Boas, Chapter 12, Section 8, problem 2.
2. Boas, Chapter 12, section 8, problem 4.
3. Boas, Chapter
Physics 116C. Mathematical Methods. Professor Dine
Fall, 2016. Homework Set 2
Due Thurs., Oct 13
1. Expand the generating function for the Legendre polynomials as in equation 5.3 to order
h3 . Verify
Physics 116C. Mathematical Methods. Professor Dine
Fall, 2016. Homework Set 6
Due Thurs., Nov. 11
1. Boas Chapter 12, 22.7.
2. Use the generating function for the Heremite polynomials to compute H0 ,
Physics 116c. Mathematical Physics. Professor Dine
Fall 2016: Final Exam Review
1. Basic partial differential equations of physics: heat equation, Schrodinger equation, wave
equation, Laplace and Pois
Physics 116C. Mathematical Methods. Professor Dine
Fall, 2016. Homework Set 4
Due Thurs., Oct 27
1. Verify that Y21 is properly normalized.
2. Verify that r
3Y 2
2
satisfies the Laplace equation. Simi
Physics 116C. Mathematical Methods. Professor Dine
Fall, 2016. Homework Set 1
Due Thurs., Oct 6
1. Boas, Chapter 13, Section 1, Problem 2.
2. Boas, Chapter 13, Section 1, Problem 4.
3. Boas, Chapter 1
Physics 116C. Mathematical Methods. Professor Dine
Fall, 2016. Homework Set 5
Due Thurs., Nov. 4
1. Spherical Bessel Functions and the Schrodinger Equation Consider the equation
2 r2
h
h2 k 2
(r, , )
PHYSICS 116C
Homework 1
Due in class, Thursday October 3
1. By looking for a solution in the form a series nd the general solution of the dierential equation
(x2 + 1)y 2xy + 2y = 0 .
2. Consider the a