PHYS 200 - Lecture 16 - The Taylor Series and Other Mathematical Concepts

Lecture 16 - The Taylor Series and Other Mathematical Concepts

Overview

The lecture covers a number of mathematical concepts. The Taylor series is introduced and its properties discussed, supplemented by various examples. Complex numbers are explained in some detail, especially in their polar form. The lecture ends with a discussion of simple harmonic motion.

Resources

Assignment

Ramamurti Shankar, Basic Training in Mathematics: A Fitness Program for Science Students, chapter 5. Used by permission of Springer Publishing Company.

Course Media

Transcript

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