**Lecturer:**Professor Randall J. Scalise**Office hours:**Monday noon-1:00pm in room 104 Fondren Science, during any laboratory period in room 32 Fondren Science, and by appointment.**Contact:**- Call or leave a message at 768-2504, or
- Leave a note in the Physics Department Office - 106 Fondren Science, or
- send me e-mail: <scalise@mail.physics.smu.edu>

**Meeting time and place:**11:00-12:20pm TR in 26 Fondren Science**Mathematica tutorial**PostScript 4 pages, 537511 bytes; PDF 4 pages, 32563 bytes**Grading:**- Homework - 60% (drop lowest)
- Midterm Examination - 20%
- Final Examination - 20%

**Letter grade break points:**91.5 < A < 100 87.5 < A- < 91.5 83.5 < B+ < 87.5 79.0 < B < 83.5 75.0 < B- < 79.0 71.0 < C+ < 75.0 62.5 < C < 71.0 50.0 < D < 62.5 0.0 < F < 50.0

**Texts**There is no course textbook, but any of the following may be useful. They are in the library and you can find them used (any edition) at abebooks.com- Mathematical Methods For Physicists by George B. Arfken and Hans J. Weber

# ISBN-10: 0120598760

# ISBN-13: 978-0120598762 - Advanced Engineering Mathematics by Erwin Kreyszig

# ISBN-10: 0471488852

# ISBN-13: 978-0471488859 - Advanced Engineering Mathematics by Peter V. O'Neil

# ISBN-10: 0534552080

# ISBN-13: 978-0534552084

- Mathematical Methods For Physicists by George B. Arfken and Hans J. Weber
**Lecture notes**- Pages 1 - 10 (PDF format)
- Pages 11 - 20 (PDF format)
- Pages 21 - 29 (PDF format)
- Green functions (PDF format)
- Pages 30 - 40 (PDF format)
- Pages 41 - 50 (PDF format)
- Pages 51 - 55 (PDF format)
- Pages 56 - 66 (PDF format)
- Pages 67 - 77 (PDF format)
- Pages 78 - 88 (PDF format)

**Homework**- homework #1 (PDF format) - due Friday 5 September 2008, 6:00PM (Mathematica example notebook PDF format,Fourier.nb)
- homework #2 (PDF format) - due Friday 19 September 2008, 6:00PM
- homework #3 (PDF format) - due Friday 3 October 2008, 6:00PM
- homework #4 (PDF format) - due Friday 10 October 2008, 6:00PM
- homework #5 (PDF format) - due Friday 24 October 2008, 6:00PM
- homework #6 - Redo the midterm exam (all problems)4321,7305
- due Friday 7 November 2008, 6:00PM

- homework #7 (PDF format) - due Friday 14 November 2008, 6:00PM
- homework #8 (PDF format) - due Friday 21 November 2008, 6:00PM
- homework #9 (PDF format) - due Friday 5 December 2008, 6:00PM
- homework #10 (PDF format) - due
- homework #11 (PDF format) - due

**Grade Summary**- All the individual grades arranged by four-digit code number**University Holidays:****Syllabus****Disability Accommodations, Religious and Excused Absences****Official University Calendar**- Links:
- Mandelbrot and Julia Sets in JAVA
- Mandelbrot Set Explorer
- Robust Op Amp Realization of Chua's Circuit by Michael Peter Kennedy
- The Chaos Game (Triangle) Mathematica notebook
- The Chaos Game (Square) Mathematica notebook
- Hennon Map Mathematica notebook

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