## Math 551: Applied Partial Differential Equations and Complex Variables
(Fall 2020) [6862]

Mathematical methods for solving problems in linear partial differential
equations: linear operators and adjoint problems, eigenfunction expansions,
Fourier series, Sturm-Liouville problems, orthogonal functions
and generalized Fourier series. Solutions via Green's functions.
Complex variables for contour integrals and solutions via integral
representations. Integral transforms: Fourier and Laplace transforms.

Textbook:
Applied Partial Differential Equations (5th ed), by Richard Haberman,
Prentice Hall (2013)

#### Prerequisites

Background in linear algebra and ordinary differential equations:
[Math 221 and 356], or [Math 216 and 353], or equivalents.

#### Schedule

MWF 1:40-2:30 pm, Room 259 Physics Building

#### Instructor

Thomas Witelski, Professor, Dept of Math
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Office hours

Days/Times to be announced....
Room 295 Physics Building,
or by email request
for an appointment for other times.

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Problem sets

#### Course materials

- Course outline/syllabus

- Review sheets
- (See resources folder in Sakai)

- Lecture notes
- (See resources folder in Sakai)
- Last lecture day: Friday December 7, 2018

- Tests

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