Lectures  
Topics  Reading  
M 10/05
Lect. 9 
Matrix eigenvalues: eigenvalue/eigenvector definitions, invariants, principal directions and values, symmetric, skewsymmetric, and orthogonal systems, orthogonal transformations  Kreyszig 8.1, 8.2, 8.3 (pages: 334338, 340343, 345348) 

W 10/07
Lect. 10 
Hermitian forms, similar matrices, eigenvalue basis, diagonal forms  Kreyszig 8.4, 8.5 (pages: 349354, 356361) 
F 10/09
Lect. 11 
Vector calculus: vector algebra, inner products, cross products, determinants as triple products, derivatives of vectors  Kreyszig 9.1, 9.2, 9.3, 9.4 (pages: 364369, 371374, 377383, 384388) 
Laboratory  
Date  Topics  Reading 

Th 10/8
Lab 3 
File input/output, plotting data 
Mathematica Help Browser
``tutorial/ImportingAndExportingFiles,''
``tutorial/ImportingAndExportingData,'' ``tutorial/lottingListsOfData,'' ``tutorial/ManipulatingNumericalData,'' ``tutorial/CurveFitting,'' ``guide/Statistics''; Functions: Dimensions, Append, AppendTo, Mean, StandardDeviation, ListPlot, Table, MultipleListPlot, Fit, FindFit 
Homework  
Homework Set  Out  Due 
2  18 Sept.  5 Oct. 
