Partial Differential Equations

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Course No: MATH.4450-001; SIS Class Nbr: 8274

Course Description

Linear and quasilinear first order PDE. The method of characteristics. Conservation laws and propagation of shocks. Basic theory for three classical equations of mathematical physics (in all spatial dimensions): the wave equation, the heat/diffusion equation, the Laplace/Poisson equation. Initial value problems - solution formulas. Fundamental solutions. Green's functions. Eigenfunction expansion method for initial-boundary and boundary value problems.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: MATH 2340 Pre-req
  • Special Notes:
  • Section Notes: P: MATH.2340 or MATH.2360
  • Credits: 3;
  • Instructor: Viktor Shubov
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When Offered & Tuition

  • Tues , 6:30-9:20 pm
  • Spring 2017: Jan 17 to May 02
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1020
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester, nonrefundable registration fee for credit courses.

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