MATH5022 - Theory of Partial Differential Equations - 2019/20

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General Information


  • YU, Yong
    • Office: LSB 214
    • Tel: 39438900
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    • Office Hours: Any time/ by appointment

Time and Venue

  • Lecture: Fr 9:30AM - 11:00AM, Lee Shau Kee Building 201; Tu 9:30AM - 11:00AM, William M W Mong Eng Bldg 712

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.

Here is the details of the time arrangement for the course. Tu 9:30AM - 11:00AM, William M W Mong Eng Bldg 712, from Jan 7, 2020 to Apr 21, 2020; Fr 9:30AM - 11:00AM, Lee Shau Kee Building 201, from Jan 10, 2020 to Jan 17, 2020, from Jan 31, 2020 to Apr 3, 2020 and from Apr 17, 2020 to Apr 24, 2020.


  • Elliptic Partial Differential Equations of Second Order by Gilbarg and Trudinger
  • Elliptic Partial Differential Equations by Qing Han and Fanghua LIN

Assessment Scheme

Term paper on the topics taught/discussed in class 50%
Oral presentation 50%

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