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Partial Differential Equations

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Course No: MATH.4450-001; SIS Class Nbr: 8614; SIS Term: 2830
Course Status: Registration Closed

Course Description

Linear and quasilinear first order PDE. The method of characteristics. Conservation laws and propagation of shocks. Basic theory for three classical equations of mathematical physics (in all spatial dimensions): the wave equation, the heat/diffusion equation, the Laplace/Poisson equation. Initial value problems - solution formulas. Fundamental solutions. Green's functions. Eigenfunction expansion method for initial-boundary and boundary value problems.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: MATH 2340 Pre-req
  • Special Notes:
  • Section Notes: Combined with day MATH.4450
  • Core Codes: MATH, STEM
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Viktor Shubov
  • UMass Lowell Bookstore

When Offered & Tuition

  • W | 6:30 PM-9:20 PM
  • Spring 2019: Jan 22 to May 07
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1020
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester registration fee for credit courses.

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