MA 242: Partial Differential Equations

Credits: 3:0


Prerequisite courses: MA 241

First order partial differential equation and Hamilton-Jacobi equations; Cauchy problem and classification of second order equations, Holmgren’s uniqueness theorem; Laplace equation; Diffusion equation; Wave equation; Some methods of solutions, Variable separable method.


Suggested books and references:

  1. Garabedian, P. R., Partial Differential Equations ,John Wiley and Sons, 1964.
  2. Prasad. P. and Ravindran, R., Partial Differential Equations ,Wiley Eastern, 1985.
  3. Renardy, M. and Rogers, R. C., An Introduction to Partial Differential Equations ,Springer-Verlag, 1992.
  4. Fritz John, Partial Differential Equations ,Springer (International Students Edition), 1971.

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