Theory of Partial Differential Equations (MAGIC058) |
Announcements
There will be no lectures in the week commencing Monday 23rd January.
There will be an extra lecture on Monday 30th January at 4pm and on Monday 13th February at 4pm.
Forum GeneralThis course is part of the MAGIC core. Description
This course is intended to provide an introduction to the theory of partial differential equations (pdes).
Definitions and examples are given of first, second and higher order pdes and also systems of first order pdes. The focus is on developing practical methods that will be applicable in applied mathematics.
SemesterSpring 2017 (Monday, January 23 to Friday, March 31) Timetable
PrerequisitesNo prior knowledge of PDEs is required, but experience with vector calculus and general undergraduate methods courses would be very helpful.
Syllabus
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Bibliography
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MAGIC 058 (PDEs) take home paper 2016
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