Prof. Benjamin Svetitsky |
Kaplun 409 |
640 8870 |
bqs@julian.tau.ac.il |

Erez
Cohen |
Shenkar Physics 508 |
640 5281 |
cohen.erez7@gmail.com |

The course is given in the second semester, 3 hours each week plus 1 hour exercises.

Wednesday 12-13 in Dan David 002

Thursday 10-12 in Dan David 001

Sunday 13-14 in Shenkar Physics room 104

or

Monday 16-17 in Ornstein room 111

- The gamma function and its relatives.
- Bessel functions, their properties and applications.
- Other special functions: Hermite, Laguerre, Chebyshev polynomials.
- Asymptotic analysis of integrals and of differential equations. Asymptotic series. Steepest descent.
- Singular perturbations of differential equations.
Boundary layer theory. WKB.

- Introduction to group theory. Lie groups and Lie algebras.

- G. B. Arfken and H. J. Weber,
*Mathematical Methods for Physicists*

- J. Mathews and R. L. Walker,
*Mathematical Methods for Physics* - C. M. Bender and S. Orszag,
*Advanced Mathematical Methods for Scientists and Engineers* - More material at Moodle

- F. B. Hildebrand,
*Advanced Calculus for Applications*

- M. Morse and H. Feshbach,
*Methods of Theoretical Physics* - M. Tinkham,
*Group Theory and Quantum Mechanics* - H.F. Jones,
*Groups, Representations, and Physics*