MATH5022 - Theory of Partial Differential Equations - 2015/16

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  • The venue has been changed to LSB 222, and time is still 2:30pm-5:15pm each Thursday.

General Information


  • Prof. Renjun DUAN
    • Office: LSB 206
    • Tel: 39437977
    • Email:

Time and Venue

  • Lecture: Th 2:30PM - 5:15PM, An Integrated Teach Bldg 211

Course Description

This course covers the basic theory of partial differential equations equations with emphasis on elliptic equations of second order. Both the classical and modern approaches to these equations are discussed. The main concern is various a prior estimates which are useful in solving linear and nonlinear equations. Some geometric applications are included. It is suited for those who are interested in analysis or geometry.


  • Elliptic Partial Differential Equations by Qing Han and Fanghua Lin


  • Partial Differential Equations by Lawrence C. Evans
  • Elliptic Partial Differential Equations of Second Order by David Gilbarg and Neil S. Trudinger
  • Partial Differential Equations by Jurgen Jost
  • 二阶椭圆型方程与椭圆型方程组(陈亚浙,吴兰成)

Lecture Notes


Assessment Scheme

Homework (four times) 50%
Final project 50%

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Last updated: April 06, 2016 19:14:43