Instructor: Stefano Profumo
Office: ISB, Room 325
Phone Number: 8314593039
Office Hour: Wednesdays 9:00 AM  11:00 AM
Email: profumo AT scipp.ucsc.edu
Teaching Assistant: Peter Manning
Office: NAT2, Room 308
Phone Number: 4802822021
Office Hours: Mondays 4:00 PM  6:00 PM
Email: pmmannin AT ucsc.edu
Homework Grader: Melissa Downey
Email: silverstarsaboveme AT gmail.com
Click here to download the syllabus in PDF format
Lectures: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2:00 PM  3:45 PM, Phys. Sc. 110
FINAL DISCUSSION SECTION: TUESDAY MARCH 17 1:303:00PM  CLASSROOM UNIT 1
Discussion Section: Wednesday evening, 5:00 PM  6:30 PM, New Location: Phys. Sc. 110
Topic  Reading  Period 

Infinite Series, Power Series  Boas, Chapter 1  Jan 6  Jan 15 
Complex Numbers  Boas, Chapter 2  Jan 20  Jan 29 
Linear Algebra and Vector Spaces  Boas, Chapter 3  Feb 3  Mar 3 
Special Functions  Boas, Chapter 11  Mar 5  Mar 10 
Review  Mar 12 

The minimal score not to fail the class is 60%.
The final evaluations will be as follows:

Homework Set number  (PDF)  Due Date  Solutions 

HW Set #1  phys116A_HW01.pdf  Thursday January 15  HW1Solutions.pdf 
Collaborative Learning Problem Set #1  phys116A_CL01.pdf  Wednesday January 14  CL1_solutions.pdf 
HW Set #2  phys116A_HW02.pdf  Thursday January 22  HW2Solutions.pdf 
Collaborative Learning Problem Set #2  phys116A_CL02.pdf  Wednesday January 21  CL2_solutions.pdf 
HW Set #3  phys116A_HW03.pdf  Thursday January 28  HW3Solutions.pdf 
Collaborative Learning Problem Set #3  phys116A_CL03.pdf  Wednesday January 27  CL3_solutions.pdf 
HW Set #4  phys116A_HW04.pdf  Thursday February 5  HW4_solutions.pdf 
Practice Midterm (Problem Set #4)  phys116A_CL04.pdf  Wednesday February 4  Practice_midterm_solutions.pdf 
Midterm  midterm.pdf  Tuesday February 10  midterm_solutions.pdf 
Collaborative Learning Problem Set #5  phys116A_CL05.pdf  Wednesday February 11  
HW Set #5  phys116A_HW05.pdf  Thursday February 19  HW5_solutions.pdf 
Collaborative Learning Problem Set #6  phys116A_CL06.pdf  Wednesday February 18  
HW Set #6  phys116A_HW06.pdf  Thursday February 26  HW6_solutions.pdf 
Collaborative Learning Problem Set #7  phys116A_CL07.pdf  Wednesday February 25  
HW Set #7  phys116A_HW07.pdf  Thursday March 5  HW7_solutions.pdf 
HW Set #8  phys116A_HW08.pdf  Thursday March 12 EXTENDED TO MONDAY MARCH 16 Counts double points!! 
HW8_solutions.pdf 
Practice Final #1  final_practice1.pdf  Wednesday March 11 
final_practice1_sol.pdf 
Practice Final #2  final_practice2.pdf  Tuesday March 17 

Final Exam  final.pdf  Tuesday March 17 
FINAL_solutions.pdf 