GAZI UNIVERSITY INFORMATION PACKAGE - 2018 ACADEMIC YEAR

COURSE DESCRIPTION
MATHEMATICAL METHODS IN PHYSICS 1/5071302
Course Title: MATHEMATICAL METHODS IN PHYSICS 1
Credits 3 ECTS 7.5
Semester 1 Compulsory/Elective Elective
COURSE INFO
 -- LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION
  Turkish
 -- NAME OF LECTURER(S)
  Süleyman ÖZÇELİK,Prof.
 -- WEB SITE(S) OF LECTURER(S)
  websitem.gazi.edu.tr/site/sozcelik
 -- EMAIL(S) OF LECTURER(S)
  sozcelik@gazi.edu.tr
 -- LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT
Learning differential equations commonly used in physics
Learning solutions of differential equations commonly used in physics
Learning applications of boundary-value problems
Learning orthogonal functions and their properties
Learning the special functions used in physics




 -- 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  Used in the differential equations in physics
2. Week  The second order differential equations and their solutions
3. Week  The second order differential equations and their solutions
4. Week  Boundary-value problems
5. Week  Boundary-value problems
6. Week  Boundary-value problems
7. Week  Fourier series, Fourier Integrals and their applications
8. Week  Orthogonal functions and Strum-Lioville eigen-value problems
9. Week  Mid-term exam
10. Week  Gram-Schmidth ortogonalazation method
11. Week  Gamma and Beta functions
12. Week  Bessel functions
13. Week  Legendre polynomials
14. Week  Hermite polynomials
15. Week  Laguerre polynomials
16. Week  Green functions
 -- RECOMMENDED OR REQUIRED READING
  G. Arfken, Mathematic Methods for Physicists, Academic Press, Boston, 1985.
 -- PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODS
  Lecture, Question & Answer
 -- WORK PLACEMENT(S)
  -
 -- ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
 
Quantity
Percentage
 Mid-terms
1
30
 Assignment
1
30
 Exercises
0
0
 Projects
0
0
 Practice
0
0
 Quiz
0
0
 Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade  
60
 Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade  
40
 -- WORKLOAD
 Efficiency  Total Week Count  Weekly Duration (in hour)  Total Workload in Semester
 Theoretical Study Hours of Course Per Week
14
2
28
 Practising Hours of Course Per Week
14
2
28
 Reading
0
 Searching in Internet and Library
2
2
4
 Designing and Applying Materials
8
4
32
 Preparing Reports
2
2
4
 Preparing Presentation
2
4
8
 Presentation
2
2
4
 Mid-Term and Studying for Mid-Term
2
6
12
 Final and Studying for Final
3
10
30
 Other
5
5
25
 TOTAL WORKLOAD: 
175
 TOTAL WORKLOAD / 25: 
7
 ECTS: 
7.5
 -- COURSE'S CONTRIBUTION TO PROGRAM
NO
PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES
1
2
3
4
5
1Develop, enhance and deepen and obtain creative original definitions by combining current knowledge of the field and critical thinking and researchX
2comprehend interdisciplinary interactions and relations relevant to physics; analyze, compose, synthesize and evaluate new and complex ideas and to obtain original results by using expertise knowledge of the field,X
3obtain new scientific knowledge and gain higher level of skills in field of searchX
4develop a new scientific method in the field or apply a known method to a different problemX
5research, understand, design, adopt and apply an original subjectX
6question, compose, synthesize and evaluate new and complex ideasX
7publishtheir original works in refereed journalsX
8develop original ideas and methods in the field and also in interdisciplinary fields by using higher level skills such as creative and critical thinking, problem solving and judgmentsX
9present their works and original ideas effectively in a scientific environmentX
10communicate anddiscuss in advance level of writing, oral and visual in at least one foreign languageX
11introduce technological developmentsin anacademic and professional manner and contribute to theprogress of it societyX