MATH6042 - Topics in Differential Equations II - 2018/19

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  • Assessment type: 10% for participation, 40% for oral presentation, and 50% for report on a research topic. The oral presentation and research topics will be arranged very soon.

General Information


  • Prof. Renjun DUAN
    • Office: LSB 206
    • Tel: 39437977
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Time and Venue

  • Lecture: Th 2:30PM - 5:15PM Lady Shaw Bldg 222

Pre-class Notes

Lecture Notes

  • Topic on Fokker-Planck operator (Covers: Fokker-Planck operator; Dissipative structure; Regularity; Hydrodynamic limit)
  • Topic on Boltzmann operator (Covers: Spatially homogenous problem; Application of Fourier transformation; Spatially inhomogeneous theory including the large-date theory, vacuum problem and perturbation theory)
  • Topic on Vlasov-Poisson system (Covers: Solutions around vacuum; Dispersive property; Weak stability problem)

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