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.

Office hours: Tuesday 11am, Thursday at noon.
Recommended text:
R. Haberman, ``Applied PDEs''

The TA: Arun Rajendran (rajendranarun95@gmail), who has generously offered to give additional office hours (Monday, 10:30am, in LSK 300)

Midterm: Feb 14th

Ass 1, due Tuesday Jan 22 (reshuffled thanks to Coleman!), and with a typo corrected in question 2. pde400-1.m

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