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Introduction of Partial Differential Equations
(MTH 441, Fall 2017)

Prerequisite: MTH 243 and MTH244 or MTH362.

Textbooks: Stanley J. Farlow, Partial Differential Equations for Scientists and Engineers

Reference Books:
Jeffery M. Cooper, Introduction to Partial Differential Equations with MATLAB
E.C. Zachmanoglow and D.W. Introduction to Partial Differential Equations with Applications

Course Description: MTH441 is the introductory course for partial differential equations. The object is to present an elementary treatment of the most important topics of the theory together with applications to problems from the physical sciences and engineering. This course is designed for senior undergraduate students and entry level graduate students majored in mathematics and engineering. At the same time it provides a good basis for students who will pursue the study of more advanced topics.

Grading Policy:
Bi-weekly homework 50%;
Midterm (Oct 19th, 6-8pm, Lippitt 204) 25%
Final Exam (8-11am, Dec 13th) 25%.

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