MATH6041A - Topics in Differential Equations I - 2019/20

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  • (1) Finishing reading lecture notes to be given P.175-196. [Download file]
  • (2) Read the following paper by Fritz John: “Formation of singularities in one-dimensional nonlinear wave propagation“, Comm. Pure Appl. Math., Vol. 27 (1974), 377-405.
  • (3) Write a report on either Theorem 10.12 and Theorem 10.13 in the lecture note or the paper by Fritz John in (2). Please hand in your report before December 20, 2019. Your grades will be depended on your report.

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  • Professor Zhouping Xin
    • Office: AB1 701
    • Tel: 3943 4100
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  • Lecture: Tue 15:30-18:15, AB1 501a

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