Analysis for Applications I

Math 641-600 — Fall 2013

Instructor: Dr. Francis J. Narcowich
Office: 302 Milner Hall
Phone: 979-845-7554 (Message only.)
Office Hours: MWF 11-1, and by appointment
Catalog Description: MATH 641. Analysis for Applications I. Review of preliminary concepts; sequence and function spaces; normed linear spaces, inner product spaces; spectral theory for compact operators; fixed point theorems; applications to integral equations and the calculus of variations. Prerequisites: MATH 447, 640, or approval of instructor.

Lecture Notes: Online notes will be provided.

Optional Text: James P. Keener, Principles of Applied Mathematics: Transformation and Approximation, second (revised) edition, Westview Press, Boulder, Colorado, 2000.

Time and Place: TR 12:45-2:00 p.m. in ZACH 333A


Grading System & Tests: Your grade will be based a mid-term (time TBA), a final exam (Wednesday, 11 December, 8-10 am), and homework. The mid-term will count for 40% of your grade, the homework for 20%, and the final examination will count for the remaining 40%. Your letter grade will be assigned this way: 90-100%, A; 80-89%, B; 70-79%, C; 60-69%, D; 59% or less, F.

Make-up Policy: I will give make-ups (or satisfactory equivalents) only in cases authorized under TAMU Regulations. In borderline cases, I will decide whether or not the excuse is authorized. Also, if you miss a test, contact me as soon as possible.

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Updated 8/22/13 (fjn).