### Course Meeting Times

Lectures: 2 sessions / week, 1.5 hours / session

### Prerequisite

Basic theory of one complex variable and ordinary differential equations (for example, either course Functions of a Complex Variable (18.112) or Advanced Calculus for Engineers (18.075) or Complex Variables with Applications (18.04)), or permission of Instructor.

### Main Textbook

Masujima, M. *Applied Mathematical Methods of Theoretical Physics - Integral Equations and Calculus of Variations*. Weinheim, Germany: Wiley-VCH, 2005. ISBN: 3527405348.

### Homework

There are eight homework assignments, each due 1.5 to 2 weeks after they are handed out. There are also two practice sets that will not be graded.

### Exams

There are no exams in this course.

### Grading

Grading is based entirely on the homework.