MATH4220 - Partial Differential Equations - 2019/20
- The course in zoom will be on every Monday and Thursday with ID: 771-323-149 and Password: 903648.
- For Homework submission please see the website: https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Instructor/Assignments. You can scan your homeworks and then send them to the "blackboard".
- Office: Room 237, Lady Shaw Building
- Tel: (852) 3943-5137
- Office Hours: Every Monday & Thursday 10:00 am to 12:00am
- Office: LSB 232
- Tel: 39435294
- Office Hours: Monday 12:30 to 15:30
Time and Venue
- Lecture: Monday 8:30AM - 10:15AM, Lady Shaw Bldg LT4; Thursday 9:30AM - 10:15AM, Lady Shaw Bldg LT4.
- Tutorial: Thursday 8:30AM - 9:15AM, Lady Shaw Bldg LT4.
Objectives: First-order PDEs, Wave Equation, Diffusion Equation, Laplace Equation, Boundary-value Problems, and Initial-boundary-value Problems, Well-posedness, Maximum Principle, Energy Methods, Method of Separation Variables, Eigenvalue Problems, Fourier Series, Green's Function.
Prerequisite: Multivariable Calculus (Integration by parts, divergence theorem, Green's Identity, Stokes Formula, Gauss Formula, etc.); Basic knowledge of linear algebra and mathematical analysis.
The following sections in the text book will be covered: Chapter 1, 1.1-1.6; Chapter 2, 2.1-2.5; Chapter 3, 3.1-3.5; Chapter 4, 4.1-4.3; Chapter 5, 5.1-5.4, 5.6 Chapter 6, 6.1-6.3 Chapter 7, 7.1-7.4 (dependent on time) *Chapter 11, 11.1-11.3 (optional). Assignments: There will be one assignment per week (will be posted on the website), all of them have to be handed into TA on Thursday. Your TA will grade and answer questions from the homework.
Quiz: There are two quizzes.
Final Exam: One.
- Walter A. Strauss, Partial Differential Equations, An Introduction, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., second edition..
- H.F. Weinberger, A First Course in Partial Differential Equations, Blaisdell, Waltham, Mass., 1965.
- D. Bleecker and G. Csordas, Basic Partial Differential Equations, International Press, 1996.
Quizzes and Exams
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