Professor Dennis Silverman

Office: PS2 2174
Phone: 824-5149
Office Hours: Mondays and Wednesdays, 2:30-3:30 in PS2-2174
Lecture: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:30-10:50, PST (trailer) 100
Discussion: Friday, 11:00-11:50, FRH 3111 or the PC Lab
Required Text: Mathematical Methods of Physics, by Mathews and Walker, Second Edition, Addison-Wesley.
Reference Books: Mathematical Methods in the Physical Sciences, by Mary L. Boas, Second Edition, Wiley. Mathematical Methods for Physicists, by Arfken, Third Edition, Academic Press.
Methods of Mathematical Physics, by Courant and Hilbert, Interscience. Margenau and Murphy.
Also six Mathematica books are on reserve.
URL for this course:

Homework: Homework will be assigned every week, and is due in class. Homework will be returned in class.


Solution of the Black Scholes Equation using the Green's function for the Diffusion Equation, in Postscript, in PDF, and in HTML.

Mathematica Instruction at UCI

The Homepage of Mathematica: Wolfram Research

Numerical Methods Books and Software

Problem Sets for This Year:

Course Schedule

The tentative course schedule is intended to roughly parallel the courses in Classical Mechanics, Quantum Mechanics, and Electrodynamics.

Fall Quarter

Winter Quarter

Spring Quarter