# PX440 - Mathematical Methods for Physicists III

**Module code:**PX440**Module name:**Mathematical Methods for Physicists III**Department:**Physics**Credit:**7.5

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

## Module content and teaching

###### Principal aims

To help students develop mathematical skills and to cover material needed in 4th year physics modules

###### Principal learning outcomes

At the end of the module you should be able: To set up minimization problems and to derive and solve the corresponding Euler-Lagrange equations; To identify an analytic function and classify its singularities; To establish Cauchy's theorem from the identities of vector calculus; To use the calculus of residues to evaluate definite integrals.

###### Timetabled teaching activities

15 Lectures + 5 examples classes

###### Departmental link

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/physics/teach/syllabi/year3/px440

## Module assessment

Assessment group | Assessment name | Percentage |
---|---|---|

7.5 CATS (Module code: PX440-7.5) | ||

B (Examination only) | 1.5 hr examination (April) | 100% |

## Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

###### Core

- Undergraduate Physics (BSc MPhys) (F304) - Year 3

###### Optional Core

N/A

###### Optional

N/A