Partial Diff Equations

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Course No: MATH.5450-001; SIS Class Nbr: 15578; SIS Term: 2930
Course Status: Full Added 2/3/20

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: Students with a CSCE career need permission to take Graduate Level Courses.
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  • Core Codes: MATH, STEM
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Bradley Orchard
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When Offered & Tuition

  • M | 6:30 PM-9:20 PM
  • Spring 2020: Jan 21 to May 09
  • Course Level: Graduate
  • Tuition: $1725
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester, nonrefundable registration fee for credit courses.

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