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01:640:423 - Elementary Partial Differential Equations

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01:640:423. Elementary Partial Differerntial Equations (3)
Prerequisite: CALC4. Credit not given for both this course and 01:640:421.
Linear partial differential equations of mathematical physics (heat, wave, and Laplace's equation), separation of variables, Fourier series.

Textbook

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Math 421 vs Math 423: A comparison

These two courses are only superficially similar: 421 series to introduce techniques needed by the Mechanical Engineering program while 423 is an introduction to the mathematics of partial differential equations.

Prerequisities

Calculus through a course in Ordinary Differential Equations.


Current Semester:

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