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Virtual Wednesday Nite @ The Lab

"An Invitation to Mathematical Physics and Its History"; Jont Allen, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Event Details

Wednesday, April 28, 2021
7-8:15 p.m.
Professor Allen takes an applications-based approach to teaching mathematics to engineering and applied-sciences students. The book lays emphasis on associating mathematical concepts with their physical counterparts, training students of engineering in mathematics to help them learn how things work. He covers the concepts of number systems, algebra equations and calculus through discussions on mathematics and physics, discussing their intertwined history in a chronological order.