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MTLE 4720 - Applied Mathematical Methods in Materials

Students apply mathematical and numerical techniques to understand materials engineering topics such as materials structure, symmetry, diffusion, mechanics, and physics of solids. Class uses examples from materials science and engineering core courses to introduce mathematical concepts and materials-related problem solving skills. Topics include linear algebra, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, quadratic forms, tensor operations, symmetry operations, calculus of several variables, ordinary and partial differential equations, Fourier analysis, integral transformations, numerical methods, and calculus of variations.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: MATH 2400, and access to Mathematica.

When Offered: Fall term annually.

Cross Listed: BMED 4720.

Credit Hours: 3

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