Module Identifier  PH16020  
Module Title  THEORETICAL AND NUMERICAL PHYSICS  
Academic Year  2003/2004  
Coordinator  Nicholas J Mitchell  
Semester  Intended for use in future years  
Next year offered  N/A  
Next semester offered  N/A  
Other staff  Professor Geraint Vaughan, Dr Philip Cadman  
PreRequisite  Normal Entry to Part 1 Physics  
CoRequisite  Part 1 Core Modules  
Mutually Exclusive  PH16010  
Course delivery  Lecture  30 lectures  
Other  Workshop. 10 example classes  
Assessment 

(b) Vectors
Scalar and vector quantities. Vector notation and unit vectors. Vector addition scalar and vector products, rates of change of vectors
(c) Complex Numbers
Real and imaginary numbers. Complex numbers and their operations.
Graphical representation of complex numbers: the Argand diagram and polar form. Elementary functions of a complex variable: Euler's formula, trigonometric, hyperbolic and logarithmic functions.
Powers and roots of a complex number  de Moivre's theorem.
Phasors.
(d) Calculus
This module is at CQFW Level 4