Math 551: Applied Partial Differential Equations and Complex Variables
(Fall 2021) [4836]
Mathematical methods for solving problems in linear partial differential
equations: linear operators and adjoint problems, eigenfunction expansions,
Fourier series, SturmLiouville 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
Mon/Wed/Fri 5:156:05pm EST,
Room 259 Physics Bldg
Instructor
Thomas Witelski, Professor, Dept of Math
Office hours
Days/Times to be announced....
or by email request
for an appointment for other times.
Problem sets
Course materials
 Course outline/syllabus
 Lecture notes and Review sheets
 See resources folder in Sakai
 First lecture: Monday August 23, 2021
 Last day of lectures: Friday December 3, 2021.

FINAL EXAM: Sunday December 12, 2021, 9:00amNoon.
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