UC Berkeley, Spring 2020
Zoom Meeting: https://berkeley.zoom.us/j/486973340 MWF 9-10AM
Zoom Office hours: MWF: 10-11am, and Monday Friday afternoon 4-5pm.
Peng Zhou (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Office: 931 Evans
Office Hour: MWF: 10-11am, M:12-1pm. W:2-4pm.
We continue to use the textbook by Boas, Mathematical Methods in the Physical Sciences 3rd edition.
We will cover chapters 10, 11, 12, 13, 15. We split them into two parts
Exams We will have two midterms and one final. midterms are for part I and II, and final is accumulative.
Homeworks Homeworks will be assigned weekly, but not collected or graded. You are welcome to submit for comments.
Grading Total grade = 30% + 30% for the two midterms + 40% final.
Accomodation If you are a DSP student and need accomodation for exams, please let me know at the beginning of the semester.
Piazza Please sign up at https://piazza.com/berkeley/spring2020/math121b
These are excerpts of the book Finite Dimensional Vector Spaces, written by Paul R. Halmos.
The whole book can be found in our library with online access, or directly here .
“A good stock of examples, as large as possible, is indispensable for a thorough understanding of any concept, and when I want to learn something new, I make it my first job to build one.” – Paul Halmos