Catalog Description: Formulation and solution of partial differential equations of mathematical physics; Fourier series and transform methods, methods of characteristics and first order equations.
Prerequisites: Math 308 or Math 451
Instructor: J. D. Ward, MILNER 305 (Office), 979-845-1169 (phone)
office hours: 4-5 Tues. and Wed. or by appointment
Much of chapters 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 10; in addition, parts of ch. 9 and a little of ch. 8.
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|1.1-1.4, 2.1- 2.4||p. 38: 2.2.2, p. 55: 2.3.1 b,c, 2.3.2 e, 2.3.3 a, c, 2.3.6||Thurs. Sept. 10|
|3.1, 3.2||p. 95: 3.2.2 b, f, 3.2.4, problems assigned in handout||Thurs. Sept. 17|
|2.4, 2.5.1||p. 69: 2.4.1 a, b, 2.4.2, p. 85: 2.5.1 a,d, 2.5.2 a (hint: use eqn. 2.5.61 on p. 85), 2.5.2 b||Thurs. Sept. 24|
|7.2, 7.3, 7.4||p. 286: 7.3.1 d, 7.3.4 b: p.294: 7.4.1 b,c||Tues., Oct. 6|
|Test I -- Tues. Oct. 6|
|10.2, 10.3, 10.4||p. 449: 10.2.2 ; p. 455: 10.3.3, 10.3.5, 10.3.6, 10.3.13 ; p. 470: 10.4.8||Thurs., Oct. 22|
|10.5||p. 481: 10.5.16 ; p.501: 10.6.13||Thurs., Oct. 29|
|9.2||p. 384: 9.2.1 a, c ; p. 400: 9.3.5 a, b, c||Thurs., Nov. 5|
|9.3||p. 400: 9.3.6 a, c, 9.3.22||Tues., Nov. 10|
|5.3, 5.4 , 5.5, 5.8||p. 168: 5.3.3; p. 172: 5.4.1, 5.4.6; p. 181: 5.5.1c, 5.5.2, 5.5.8; p. 210: 5.8.8 c, d||Thurs. Dec. 4|
|7.7, 7.9||p. 315: 7.7.1, 7.7.3, 7.7.8 (sketched in class); p. 334: 7.9.1 a, c||review for final|
* indicates problem requiring use of MATLAB. Help sessions are available for MATLAB (click on "Math Dept. Computer Help")