MA 246: Mathematical Methods

Credits: 3:0

Matrix Algebra: Systems of linear equations, Nullspace, Range, Nullity, Rank, Similarity, Eigenvalues, Eigenvectors, Diagonalization, Jordan Canonical form. Ordinary Differential Equations: Singular points, Series solution Sturm Liouville problem, Linear Systems, Critical points, Fundamental matrix, Classification of critical points, Stability.

Complex Variables: Analytic functions, Cauchy’s integral theorem and integral formula, Taylor and Laurent series, isolated singularities, Residue and Cauchy’s residue theorem chwarz lemma.


Suggested books and references:

  1. Hoffman, K. and Kunze, R., Linear Algebra (2nd Ed.)
  2. Herstein, I. N. and Winter, D. J., Matrix Theory and Linear Algebra, Macmillan, 1989.
  3. Simmons G. F., Differential Equations, Tata McGraw-Hill, 1985.
  4. Churchill, R. V., Complex Variables and Applications, McGraw-Hill, 1960.

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Last updated: 13 Jun 2024