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MATH385 SPECIAL FUNCTIONS OF APPLIED MATHEMATICS

Course Code: 2360385
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 6.0
Department: Mathematics
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. HASAN TAEL
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 2360255
Set 2: 2360253
Set 3: 2360254
Set 4: 2300209
One of the sets above should be completed before taking MATH385 SPECIAL FUNCTIONS OF APPLIED MATHEMATICS.

Course Content

Gamma and Beta functions. Pochhammer`s symbol. Hypergeometric series. Hypergeomet-ric differential equation; ordinary and con-fluent hypergeometric functions. Generalized hypergeometric functions; the contiguous function relations. Bessel function; the functional relationships, Bessel`s differential equation. Orthogonality of Bessel functions.