Dr. Neil Balmforth

Applied PDEs

This course provides an introduction to practical analytical solution methods for PDEs.

The syllabus:
I. PDEs and canonical examples
II. Separation of variables and Fourier series
III. Eigenfunction expansions
IV. Transform methods
V. Characteristics methods
Assessment will involve coursework (homework problems) and examination.
Midterm: Thursday before reading week
Office hours: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday at 11am

Ass 1 (with solutions)
Ass 2 (with solutions)
Ass 3 (due Feb 28)

Sample midterm

Recommended text:
R. Haberman, ``Applied PDEs''

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