May 23, 2024  
2023/2024 University Catalog 
2023/2024 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MATH 531 - Partial Differential Equations

Units: 3

Grading Method: LCR: Letter Grade with Cr/NC available. The grading default for the class will be letter grade, but students can opt to take it for Cr/NC

Prerequisite(s): MATH 252 ; and either MATH 237 , or  MATH 342A , or A E 280  with a grade of C (2.0) or better in each course. Proof of completion of prerequisite(s) required: Copy of transcript.

Boundary value problems for heat and wave equations: eigenfunction expansions, Sturm-Liouville theory and Fourier series. D’Alembert’s solution to wave equation; characteristics. Laplace’s equation, maximum principles, Bessel functions.

Maximum Credits: 3