Welcome to the web page of Dr. Viv, Physics Dept., R.I.T.

Here you can find all my scanned handouts, lecture notes, homework hints & solutions, practice quizzes, recitation solutions, and quiz solutions

Spring 2016: University Physics IA (PHY 211A)

General:              Syllabus         

Background:      Vectors: Basic operations          Components of Vectors            Error Analysis

Handouts:          Exponents    Slope and Area    Systems of Linear Equations      Gravity Lab

Laboratory:        Regular Graph Paper       Plotting a linear graph     Lab report format
                     

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Spring 2016: PHY 298: (Independent Study) Topology and Geometry for Physics

Syllabus                Mathematical notation    

Naive Set Theory                             Groups, rings, fields, algebras, modules

Homework Set #01                         Homework Set #01'

Metric Spaces                                 Topology: Basics

Compactness                                  Connectedness

Homework Set #02                        Homework Set #02'

Differentiable Manifolds                 Tensor algebra

Homework Set #03                       Existence of Tensors

The covariant derivative                 Homework Set #04

Riemannian Geometry                   The fundamental theorem of Riemannian Geometry