I am no longer giving this course, and some of the syllabus has changed. Nevertheless, some of the handouts may be of interest. The solutions to the problem sheets are no longer active. Click on the topics below to view or print PDF files of the course material. The quality may not be as good as the lecture handouts, but should be legible. If you can't do this from any of the Maths department machines please tell me. This page will be updated each time new material is handed out. By the end of the course you should understand this cartoon Click here to return to Jonathan Mestel's home page or send e-mail to