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Mathematics for the Natural Sciences Tripos: Example Sheets

Example Sheets and course materials for Part IA and IB of the Natural Sciences Tripos have migrated to Moodle, where there is general information about the course. If you are not already enrolled log into Moodle with your Raven password, click on Site home > Schools, Faculties and Departments > Natural Sciences Tripos Committeee > Part IA or Part IB > NST Part IA: Mathematics or NST Part IB: Mathematics then select the Self enrolment icon.

Part III

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CodeDescriptionPDFPostScriptLast Updated
A0Introductory SheetA0.pdf (51.1KB) (246.3KB)Wed 2 Oct 2019
A11Concepts in Theoretical Physics Course ScheduleA11.pdf (79.8KB)N/AMon 11 Mar 2019
A11LaConcepts in Theoretical Physics: Lecture Notes 1A11La.pdf (1.1MB)N/AWed 24 Apr 2019
A11LbConcepts in Theoretical Physics: Lecture Notes 2A11Lb.pdf (1.7MB)N/AMon 29 Apr 2019
A11LcConcepts in Theoretical Physics: Lecture Notes 3A11Lc.pdf (1.6MB)N/AWed 1 May 2019
A11LdConcepts in Theoretical Physics: Lecture Notes 4A11Ld.pdf (1.2MB)N/AMon 6 May 2019
A11LeConcepts in Theoretical Physics: Lecture Notes 5A11Le.pdf (1.4MB)N/AWed 8 May 2019
A11LfConcepts in Theoretical Physics: Lecture Notes 6A11Lf.pdf (2.3MB)N/AWed 15 May 2019
A11LgConcepts in Theoretical Physics: Lecture Notes 7A11Lg.pdf (2.7MB)N/AWed 15 May 2019
A11LhConcepts in Theoretical Physics: Lecture Notes 8A11Lh.pdf (1.7MB)N/AWed 22 May 2019
A1aVectors and Matrices: Example Sheet 1A1a.pdf (50.8KB) (270.6KB)Fri 16 Oct 2020
A1bVectors and Matrices: Example Sheet 2A1b.pdf (56.4KB) (282.1KB)Fri 30 Oct 2020
A1cVectors and Matrices: Example Sheet 3A1c.pdf (54.1KB) (302.9KB)Fri 13 Nov 2020
A1dVectors and Matrices: Example Sheet 4A1d.pdf (53.2KB) (277.5KB)Fri 27 Nov 2020
A1eVectors and Matrices: Study Sheet 1A1e.pdf (45.0KB) (302.5KB)Thu 5 Oct 2017
A1fVectors and Matrices: Study Sheet 2A1f.pdf (50.9KB) (306.7KB)Wed 19 Oct 2016
A3LaDifferential EquationsA3La.pdf (37.5KB) (95.2KB)Tue 21 Oct 2014
A3aDifferential Equations: Examples Sheet 1A3a.pdf (56.8KB) (248.4KB)Fri 9 Oct 2020
A3bDifferential Equations: Examples Sheet 2A3b.pdf (45.4KB) (209.3KB)Fri 9 Oct 2020
A3cDifferential Equations: Examples Sheet 3A3c.pdf (58.6KB) (250.6KB)Fri 9 Oct 2020
A3dDifferential Equations: Examples Sheet 4A3d.pdf (50.6KB) (231.4KB)Fri 9 Oct 2020
A5aVector Calculus: Examples Sheet 1A5a.pdf (55.0KB) (304.0KB)Fri 5 Feb 2021
A5bVector Calculus: Examples Sheet 2A5b.pdf (51.3KB) (270.4KB)Fri 15 Jan 2021
A5cVector Calculus: Examples Sheet 3A5c.pdf (62.2KB) (328.8KB)Fri 15 Jan 2021
A5dVector Calculus: Examples Sheet 4A5d.pdf (61.0KB) (353.1KB)Fri 15 Jan 2021
A5fVector Calculus: Formula SheetA5f.pdf (27.8KB) (153.1KB)Thu 25 Jan 2018
A5gVector Calculus: lecture notesA5g.pdf (849.9KB) (2.1MB)Fri 10 Jun 2016
A7aDynamics and Relativity: Example Sheet 1A7a.pdf (50.7KB) (257.0KB)Fri 21 May 2021
A7bDynamics and Relativity: Example Sheet 2A7b.pdf (60.9KB) (272.6KB)Fri 21 May 2021
A7cDynamics and Relativity: Example Sheet 3A7c.pdf (54.5KB) (276.8KB)Fri 21 May 2021
A7dDynamics and Relativity: Example Sheet 4A7d.pdf (46.2KB) (221.7KB)Fri 21 May 2021
B10aElectromagnetism: Example Sheet 1B10a.pdf (51.0KB) (272.6KB)Tue 12 Jan 2021
B10bElectromagnetism: Example Sheet 2B10b.pdf (45.2KB) (241.3KB)Tue 12 Jan 2021
B10cElectromagnetism: Example Sheet 3B10c.pdf (50.9KB) (251.5KB)Tue 12 Jan 2021
B10vcElectromagnetism: Vector Calculus RevisionB10vc.pdf (66.7KB) (161.6KB)Mon 15 Nov 2004
B12aFluid Dynamics: Example Sheet 1B12a.pdf (49.6KB) (255.7KB)Tue 2 Feb 2021
B12bFluid Dynamics: Example Sheet 2B12b.pdf (50.9KB) (245.6KB)Mon 22 Feb 2021
B12cFluid Dynamics: Example Sheet 3B12c.pdf (51.8KB) (259.9KB)Tue 9 Mar 2021
B12dFluid Dynamics: Suggested Tripos QuestionsB12d.pdf (30.7KB) (80.5KB)Fri 25 Apr 2014
B12oaFluid Dynamics: Example Sheet 1 (Old Syllabus)B12oa.pdf (39.5KB) (111.1KB)Wed 14 Mar 2012
B12obFluid Dynamics: Example Sheet 2 (Old Syllabus)B12ob.pdf (46.5KB) (119.0KB)Wed 14 Mar 2012
B12ocFluid Dynamics: Example Sheet 3 (Old Syllabus)B12oc.pdf (44.1KB) (123.7KB)Wed 14 Mar 2012
B13aNumerical Analysis: Example Sheet 1B13a.pdf (62.4KB) (309.6KB)Mon 8 Mar 2021
B13bNumerical Analysis: Example Sheet 2B13b.pdf (58.1KB) (300.0KB)Mon 8 Mar 2021
B13cNumerical Analysis: Example Sheet 3B13c.pdf (48.2KB) (276.1KB)Wed 15 Jan 2020
B6LaVariational Principles lecture notesB6La.pdf (442.7KB)N/AWed 19 Sep 2018
B6aVariational PrinciplesB6a.pdf (61.6KB) (333.7KB)Fri 21 May 2021
B6bVariational PrinciplesB6b.pdf (71.2KB) (397.9KB)Fri 21 May 2021
B7aComplex Methods: Example Sheet 1B7a.pdf (58.7KB) (299.0KB)Fri 15 Jan 2021
B7bComplex Methods: Example Sheet 2B7b.pdf (59.2KB) (314.0KB)Wed 27 Jan 2021
B7cComplex Methods: Example Sheet 3B7c.pdf (58.5KB) (313.0KB)Wed 27 Jan 2021
B8LaMethods: Lecture Notes I, 2013B8La.pdf (314.5KB)N/AFri 4 Oct 2013
B8LbMethods: Lecture Notes II, 2013B8Lb.pdf (485.7KB)N/AFri 4 Oct 2013
B8LcMethods: Lecture Notes III, 2013B8Lc.pdf (358.0KB)N/AFri 4 Oct 2013
B8LdMethods: Lecture Notes IV, 2013B8Ld.pdf (288.8KB)N/AFri 4 Oct 2013
B8aMethods: Examples IB8a.pdf (60.1KB) (279.0KB)Thu 22 Oct 2020
B8bMethods: Examples IIB8b.pdf (67.8KB) (335.0KB)Thu 22 Oct 2020
B8cMethods: Examples IIIB8c.pdf (58.4KB) (287.6KB)Wed 25 Nov 2020
B8dMethods: Examples IVB8d.pdf (60.5KB) (298.0KB)Wed 25 Nov 2020
B9LbProf Dorey Lecture Notes on QMB9Lb.pdf (670.7KB) (5.2MB)Tue 30 Sep 2008
B9aQuantum Mechanics: Example Sheet 1B9a.pdf (57.0KB) (255.5KB)Thu 12 Nov 2020
B9bQuantum Mechanics: Example Sheet 2B9b.pdf (56.7KB) (259.5KB)Thu 12 Nov 2020
B9cQuantum Mechanics: Example Sheet 3B9c.pdf (55.1KB) (254.7KB)Thu 12 Nov 2020
B9sQuantum Mechanics: Supplementary NotesB9s.pdf (45.8KB) (212.1KB)Wed 7 Oct 2020
C10aCosmologyC10a.pdf (50.7KB) (254.0KB)Thu 19 Nov 2020
C10bCosmologyC10b.pdf (51.7KB) (255.0KB)Thu 19 Nov 2020
C10cCosmologyC10c.pdf (98.7KB) (1.0MB)Thu 19 Nov 2020
C10dCosmologyC10d.pdf (47.1KB) (233.2KB)Thu 19 Nov 2020
C6aMathematical Biology: Example Sheet 1C6a.pdf (171.7KB)N/ATue 9 Feb 2021
C6bMathematical Biology Example Sheet 2C6b.pdf (154.1KB)N/ATue 9 Feb 2021
C6cMathematical Biology Example Sheet 3C6c.pdf (174.5KB)N/ATue 9 Feb 2021
C6dMathematical Biology Example Sheet 4C6d.pdf (172.9KB)N/ATue 9 Feb 2021
C8aFurther Complex Methods: Sheet 1C8a.pdf (48.5KB) (250.8KB)Fri 22 Jan 2021
C8bFurther Complex Methods: Sheet 2C8b.pdf (57.6KB) (287.3KB)Wed 17 Feb 2021
C8cFurther Complex Methods: Sheet 3C8c.pdf (48.1KB) (269.0KB)Fri 19 Feb 2021
C8dFurther Complex Methods: Sheet 4C8d.pdf (45.7KB) (221.8KB)Mon 8 Mar 2021
C9aClassical Dynamics: Example Sheet 1C9a.pdf (54.9KB) (239.2KB)Thu 1 Oct 2020
C9bClassical Dynamics: Example Sheet 2C9b.pdf (48.5KB) (218.5KB)Thu 1 Oct 2020
C9cClassical Dynamics: Example Sheet 3C9c.pdf (56.8KB) (258.0KB)Fri 9 Oct 2020
C9dClassical Dynamics: Example Sheet 4C9d.pdf (67.0KB) (304.3KB)Fri 9 Oct 2020
D15aPartial Differential EquationsD15a.pdf (167.6KB) (374.7KB)Tue 14 Oct 2014
D15bPartial Differential Equations Sheet IID15b.pdf (224.6KB) (377.9KB)Thu 16 Oct 2014
D15cPartial Differential Equations Sheet IIID15c.pdf (160.9KB) (297.5KB)Wed 26 Nov 2014
D15dPartial Differential Equations Sheet IVD15d.pdf (215.3KB) (382.2KB)Fri 28 Nov 2014
D15eAdditional questions for Partial Differential EquationsD15e.pdf (717.2KB) (1.1MB)Fri 9 May 2014
D16aAsymptotic Methods: Example Sheet 1D16a.pdf (61.2KB) (298.0KB)Thu 6 Feb 2020
D16bAsymptotic Methods: Example Sheet 2D16b.pdf (62.7KB) (302.6KB)Thu 6 Feb 2020
D16cAsymptotic Methods: Example Sheet 3D16c.pdf (81.8KB) (358.5KB)Thu 6 Feb 2020
D17aIntegrable Systems: Example Sheet 1D17a.pdf (79.7KB) (535.8KB)Tue 24 Nov 2020
D17bIntegrable Systems: Example Sheet 2D17b.pdf (75.7KB) (429.7KB)Tue 24 Nov 2020
D17cIntegrable Systems: Example Sheet 3D17c.pdf (66.3KB) (432.5KB)Tue 24 Nov 2020
D18EPrinciples of Quantum Mechanics: Supplementary Past Tripos ProblemsD18E.pdf (61.4KB) (158.0KB)Mon 15 Nov 2004
D18LPrinciples of Quantum Mechanics: FQM 1997 Lecture NotesD18L.pdf (226.5KB) (387.4KB)Mon 15 Nov 2004
D18RPrinciples of Quantum Mechanics - Supplementary Notes: material from IB QMD18R.pdf (81.4KB) (318.0KB)Mon 5 Oct 2015
D18SPrinciples of Quantum Mechanics - Supplementary Notes: interesting material beyond the syllabusD18S.pdf (133.2KB) (426.7KB)Mon 5 Oct 2015
D18aPrinciples of Quantum Mechanics: Example Sheet 1D18a.pdf (150.8KB)N/AThu 15 Oct 2020
D18bPrinciples of Quantum Mechanics: Example Sheet 2D18b.pdf (158.5KB)N/ASat 24 Oct 2020
D18cPrinciples of Quantum Mechanics: Example Sheet 3D18c.pdf (122.9KB)N/AWed 7 Oct 2020
D18dPrinciples of Quantum Mechanics: Example Sheet 4D18d.pdf (158.1KB)N/AWed 25 Nov 2020
D19aApplications of Quantum Mechanics: Example Sheet ID19a.pdf (52.8KB) (250.4KB)Mon 25 Jan 2021
D19bApplications of Quantum Mechanics: Example Sheet IID19b.pdf (57.1KB) (256.6KB)Mon 25 Jan 2021
D19cApplications of Quantum Mechanics: Example Sheet IIID19c.pdf (61.4KB) (293.4KB)Mon 25 Jan 2021
D19dApplications of Quantum Mechanics: Example Sheet IVD19d.pdf (58.2KB) (283.9KB)Mon 25 Jan 2021
D20aStatistical Physics: Example Sheet ID20a.pdf (69.0KB) (291.6KB)Wed 10 Feb 2021
D20bStatistical Physics: Example Sheet IID20b.pdf (56.8KB) (267.4KB)Thu 11 Feb 2021
D20cStatistical Physics: Example Sheet IIID20c.pdf (57.7KB) (266.4KB)Tue 23 Feb 2021
D20dStatistical Physics: Example Sheet IVD20d.pdf (107.1KB) (744.7KB)Wed 3 Mar 2021
D21LElectrodynamics: Lecture Notes (1997)D21L.pdf (242.8KB) (402.7KB)Mon 15 Nov 2004
D21LbElectrodynamics: Lecture Notes (2016)D21Lb.pdf (660.2KB)N/AMon 9 Oct 2017
D21aIIB Electrodynamics: Example Sheet 1D21a.pdf (51.3KB) (241.2KB)Wed 9 Oct 2019
D21bIIB Electrodynamics: Example Sheet 2D21b.pdf (59.4KB) (283.2KB)Mon 12 Nov 2018
D21cElectrodynamics: Example Sheet 3D21c.pdf (56.4KB) (261.8KB)Sat 28 Nov 2020
D22LbGeneral Relativity: lecture notes (2004)D22Lb.pdf (445.7KB) (726.0KB)Wed 1 Feb 2006
D22aGeneral Relativity: sheet 1D22a.pdf (58.2KB) (307.9KB)Wed 15 Jan 2020
D22bGeneral Relativity: sheet2D22b.pdf (60.5KB) (305.1KB)Wed 15 Jan 2020
D22cGeneral Relativity: sheet 3D22c.pdf (52.6KB) (263.5KB)Thu 12 Mar 2020
D22dGeneral Relativity: sheet 4D22d.pdf (66.4KB) (327.0KB)Wed 15 Jan 2020
D23LcFluid Dynamics II: Revision of Fluids IBD23Lc.pdf (44.8KB) (247.9KB)Mon 28 Sep 2020
D23LdFluid Dynamics II: Lecture Notes (2008)D23Ld.pdf (366.0KB) (553.4KB)Fri 5 Dec 2008
D23LeFluid Dynamics II: Lecture Notes (2020)D23Le.pdf (828.6KB)N/AMon 5 Oct 2020
D23SFluid Dynamics II; Stokes flow past a sphereD23S.pdf (36.1KB) (222.1KB)Mon 28 Sep 2020
D23aFluid Dynamics II: Example Sheet 1D23a.pdf (49.0KB) (235.7KB)Mon 28 Sep 2020
D23bFluid Dynamics II: Example Sheet 2D23b.pdf (41.9KB) (196.2KB)Tue 13 Oct 2020
D23cFluid Dynamics II: Example Sheet 3D23c.pdf (48.2KB) (234.1KB)Mon 28 Sep 2020
D23dFluid Dynamics II: Example Sheet 4D23d.pdf (44.8KB) (203.6KB)Mon 28 Sep 2020
D24aWaves: Example Sheet 1D24a.pdf (66.6KB) (301.6KB)Thu 21 Jan 2021
D24bWaves: Example Sheet 2D24b.pdf (65.7KB) (319.2KB)Thu 21 Jan 2021
D24cWaves: Example Sheet 3D24c.pdf (61.0KB) (289.5KB)Thu 21 Jan 2021
D24dWaves: Example Sheet 4D24d.pdf (64.0KB) (301.4KB)Thu 21 Jan 2021
D25aNumerical Analysis: Exercise Sheet 1D25a.pdf (73.0KB) (339.4KB)Wed 25 Oct 2017
D25bNumerical Analysis: Exercise Sheet 2D25b.pdf (70.7KB) (323.3KB)Wed 25 Oct 2017
D25cNumerical Analysis: Exercise Sheet 3D25c.pdf (66.1KB) (336.2KB)Fri 10 Nov 2017
D25dNumerical Analysis: Exercise Sheet 4D25d.pdf (65.4KB) (320.3KB)Sat 11 Nov 2017
D26aDynamical Systems: Example Sheet 1D26a.pdf (41.1KB) (228.6KB)Mon 12 Oct 2020
D26bDynamical Systems: Example Sheet 2D26b.pdf (46.0KB) (248.1KB)Mon 12 Oct 2020
D26cDynamical Systems: Example Sheet 3D26c.pdf (37.3KB) (180.8KB)Mon 12 Oct 2020
D26dDynamical Systems: Example Sheet 4D26d.pdf (44.9KB) (247.1KB)Mon 12 Oct 2020
D27aQuantum Information and Computation: Example Sheet 1D27a.pdf (144.4KB)N/AWed 3 Feb 2021
D27bQuantum Information and Computation: Example Sheet 2D27b.pdf (151.0KB)N/AWed 3 Feb 2021
D27cQuantum Information and Computation: Example Sheet 3D27c.pdf (156.0KB)N/AWed 3 Feb 2021
D27dQuantum Information and Computation: Example Sheet 4D27d.pdf (196.5KB)N/AWed 3 Feb 2021
N21aNST IB Mathematical Methods I: Example Sheet 0N21a.pdf (43.0KB) (133.9KB)Fri 5 Oct 2012
N21bNST IB Mathematical Methods I: Example Sheet 1N21b.pdf (66.5KB) (177.9KB)Wed 31 Oct 2012
N21cNST IB Mathematical Methods I: Example Sheet 2N21c.pdf (50.7KB) (135.6KB)Thu 18 Oct 2012
N21dNST IB Mathematical Methods I: Example Sheet 3N21d.pdf (47.8KB) (138.3KB)Thu 1 Nov 2012
N21eNST IB Mathematical Methods I: Example Sheet 4N21e.pdf (41.1KB) (121.6KB)Fri 16 Nov 2012
N22aNST IB Mathematical Methods II: Example Sheet 1N22a.pdf (64.2KB) (156.2KB)Thu 17 Jan 2008
N22bNST IB Mathematical Methods II: Example Sheet 2N22b.pdf (63.9KB) (146.8KB)Wed 16 Jan 2008
N22cNST IB Mathematical Methods II: Example Sheet 3N22c.pdf (55.7KB) (133.1KB)Wed 16 Jan 2008
N22dNST IB Mathematical Methods II: Example Sheet 4N22d.pdf (63.0KB) (156.0KB)Wed 16 Jan 2008
N23LNST IB Mathematical Methods III: notesN23L.pdf (651.1KB) (2.1MB)Tue 24 Nov 2020
N23aNST IB Mathematical Methods III: Example Sheet 1N23a.pdf (43.6KB) (161.9KB)Tue 15 Apr 2014
N23bNST IB Mathematical Methods III: Example Sheet 2N23b.pdf (44.9KB) (120.5KB)Tue 15 Apr 2014
Additional course materials for Part IB of the Natural Sciences are available using Moodle.

Part IA of the Natural Sciences Tripos: Example Sheets

The NST IA Example Sheets are no longer kept on this page, you can access them via Moodle. See the section on NST IA Example Sheets at the top of this page for more information.