Theory of Partial Differential Equations (MAGIC058)
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.
This course is part of the MAGIC core.
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.
Spring 2017 (Monday, January 23 to Friday, March 31)
No prior knowledge of PDEs is required, but experience with vector calculus and general undergraduate methods courses would be very helpful.
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The assessment for this course will be via a single take-home paper in April with 2 weeks to complete and submit online. There will be six questions and you will need the equivalent of three questions to pass.
No assignments have been set for this course.
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