Analysis for Applications I

Math 641-600 — Fall 2014

Instructor: Dr. Francis J. Narcowich
Office: 611D Blocker
E-mail: fnarc@math.tamu.edu
Phone: 979-845-7554 (Message only.)
URL: http://www.math.tamu.edu/~francis.narcowich/
Office Hours: MW, 11:15-12:15; Tuesday, 10-11:30; and by appointment
Catalog Descriptuion: 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.

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

Time and Place: MWF 10:20-11:10; BLOC 148

Topics: The course will cover selected sections in chapter 1, most of chapters 2-4, and the start of chapter 5.

Grading System & Tests: Your grade will be based a mid-term, a final exam (Tuesday, 16 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 8/29/14 (fjn).