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Courses Math courses for Chemical Physics?

  1. Jul 26, 2008 #1
    Other than four semesters of calc., are there any other math courses to take as an undergrad to be well prepared for a PhD program in Chemical Physics? If so, what? Thanks.
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  3. Jul 26, 2008 #2
    I think you should look into Complex analysis, Fourier Analysis, PDE/ODE-solving, linear algebra and basic FEM-solving. That should keep you covered and get you a sound mathematical background for phys chem.
  4. Jul 26, 2008 #3
    Linear algebra (take two terms not one), ODE/PDE, and if you can a term of complex analysis and a term of statistics, although neither of these is absolutely essential.
  5. Jul 27, 2008 #4
    Of course, I forgot statistics :grumpy:

    Statistics is a very important concept to grasp. Especially when dealing with gases and other more theory-inclined subjects.
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