# MATH 611 - Introduction to Ordinary and Partial Differential Equations - Spring 2018

** Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours. **

Basic theory of ordinary differential equations; existence and uniqueness, dependence on parameters, phase portraits, vector fields. Partial differential equations of first order, method of characteristics. Basic linear partial differential equations: Laplace equation, heat (diffusion) equation, wave equation and transport equation. Solution techniques and qualitative properties. **Prerequisite:** MATHÂ 410 or equivalent or instructor's approval.

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**This course is not taught in Spring 2018.**