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**Course Description**- PHYS-308 Introductory Mathematical Physics, 3 cr.
- Vector and tensor analysis, matrices, and matrix algebra, ordinary
differential equations with constant coefficients; Fourier series, introduction
to complex variables.
*Prereq.: PHYS-207 (or PHYS-202) and MATH-202.* **Textbook***Mathematical Methods in the Physical Sciences, 3rd Edition,*by Mary L. Boas, Wiley.- Other Useful References:
**Lectures**- SEC 31, MW at 5:40 PM - 6:55 PM, in FA-255.
**Problem Sets**- Weekly problem sets are assigned here. Problem Sets should be handed in the Monday of the following week. Problem set assignments and solutions (if available) can be found here.
**Exams**- This course has two one-hour midterm exams and a two-hour final. The exams are largely based on material from lectures and problems similar to those found in the weekly assignments. Exam policies can be found here.
**Grading**- The final grade will be based on:

Two midterms (1/5) + (1/5) + Problems (2/5) + Final (1/5)Any student who achieves a percentile score of above 90%, 80%, 70%, 60% is guaranteed to receive an A, B, C, or D respectively. These percentile scores may be adjusted downwards based on a class curve and other considerations.

**Office Hours**- Posted here and by appointment in room 217C SCI.
**Academic Integrity**- The NEIU policy on academic integrity can be found here.

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