MATH4220  Partial Differential Equations  2018/19
Announcement
 The Midterm exam will be on March 7 from 08:30 to 10:15. Chapter 1 to 4.
 The second quiz will be on April 11 from 09:3010:15 am. Chapter 4 to 6.
General Information
Lecturer

Guohuan Qiu
 Office: SCN 334
 Tel: 3943 5137
 Email:
 Office Hours: Every Monday & Thursday 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Teaching Assistant

Zhu, Zhang
 Office: LSB 232
 Tel: 3943 5294
 Email:
Time and Venue
 Lecture: Mo 10:30  12:15, LSB LT4; Th 09:30  10:15, LSB LT4
 Tutorial: Th 08:30  09:15, LSB LT4
Course Description
Objectives: Firstorder PDEs, Wave Equation, Diffusion Equation, Laplace Equation, Boundaryvalue Problems, and Initialboundaryvalue Problems, Wellposedness, Maximum Principle, Energy Methods, Method of Separation Variables, Eigenvalue Problems, Fourier Series, Green's Function.
Prerequisite: Multivariable Calculus (Integration by parts, Green's Identity, Stokes Formula, Gauss Formula, etc.); Basic knowledge of linear algebra and mathematical analysis.
Syllabus:
The following sections in the text book will be covered: Chapter 1, 1.11.6; Chapter 2, 2.12.5; Chapter 3, 3.13.5; Chapter 4, 4.14.3; Chapter 5, 5.15.4, 5.6 Chapter 6, 6.16.3 Chapter 7, 7.17.4 (dependent on time) *Chapter 11, 11.111.3 (optional).
Assignments: There will be one assignment per week (will be given in class), all of them have to be handed into TA before Tuesday. Your TA will answer questions from the homework.
Quiz: There will two quizzes.
Midterm: One.
Final Exam: One.
Textbooks
 Walter A. Strauss, Partial Differential Equations, An Introduction, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1992.
References
 H.F. Weinberger, A First Course in Partial Differential Equations, Blaisdell, Waltham, Mass., 1965.
 D. Bleecker and G. Csordas, Basic Partial Differential Equations, International Press, 1996.
Lecture Notes
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Tutorial Notes
Assignments
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Quizzes and Exams
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Assessment Scheme
Two quizzes  20%  
Midterm Exam  30%  
Final Exam  50%  
Total  100% 
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Assessment Policy Last updated: April 22, 2019 12:56:43