# GAZI UNIVERSITY INFORMATION PACKAGE - 2019 ACADEMIC YEAR

COURSE DESCRIPTION
MATHEMATICAL METHODS IN PHYSICS I/FİZ210A
 Course Title: MATHEMATICAL METHODS IN PHYSICS I Credits 4 ECTS 6 Semester 4 Compulsory/Elective Compulsory
COURSE INFO
-- LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION
Turkish
-- NAME OF LECTURER(S)
Dr. Çağlar GÜLÇİÇEK
-- WEB SITE(S) OF LECTURER(S)
http://websitem.gazi.edu.tr/site/caglar
-- EMAIL(S) OF LECTURER(S)
caglar@gazi.edu.tr
-- LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT
Makes basic vector operations.
Uses cartesian coordinate system appropriately in the problem solving
Distinguish the concepts of scalar and vector fields.
Calculates functions of the Gradient, Divergence, Rotational, Laplacian.
Calculates Line, surface and volume integrals.
Knows Gauss Theorem, Green's Theorem, Stokes' Theorem, Green's theorem in the plane .
Toggles between Cartesian, spherical and cylindrical coordinates
Solves a given problem using appropriate coordinate system.
Makes the basic operations with matrices.
Knows eigenvalues and eigenvectors of matrices
-- MODE OF DELIVERY
The mode of delivery of this course is Face to face.
-- PREREQUISITES AND CO-REQUISITES
There is no prerequisite or co-requisite for this course.
-- RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENTS
There is no recommended optional programme component for this course.
 --COURSE CONTENT 1. Week Vectors Operations 2. Week Cartesian Coordinate System and Unit Vectors 3. Week Linear Independence Vectors, Scalar and Vector Fields 4. Week Vector Differentiation, Gradient, Divergence, Curl, Laplacian 5. Week Path, Surface, Volume Integrations 6. Week Gauss’s Theorem, Green’s Theorem 7. Week Stokes’s Theorem, Green’s Theorem in the Plane 8. Week Exam 9. Week Spherical Coordinates and Theorems of Integration 10. Week Cylindrical Coordinates and Theorems of Integration 11. Week Matrices Addition, Multiplication, Differentiation 12. Week Determinant 13. Week Matrices Characterizations Homogeneous and Non-Homogeneous Equations 14. Week Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors of Matrices 15. Week 16. Week
-- RECOMMENDED OR REQUIRED READING
“Fizikte Matematik Metodlar”, Coşkun Önem, Birsen Yayınevi. “Matematik Yöntemler”, Bekir Karaoğlu, Güven Yayınevi.
-- PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODS
Lecture, Practise.
-- WORK PLACEMENT(S)
No
-- ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
 Quantity Percentage Mid-terms 1 40 Assignment 0 0 Exercises 0 0 Projects 0 0 Practice 0 0 Quiz 0 0 Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade 40 Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade 60