Survey of Partial Differential Equations

Spring 2017

Homework assignments


Pencil-and-paper assignments.

HW 01: Solutions, points for each problem.

HW 02: Solutions, (points for each problem in assignments document).

HW 03: Solutions.

HW 04: Solutions.


Course information

Course logistics and policies

Syllabus (subject to adjustment)

Background information sheet

Outlines, notes, illustrations

Days 01 & 02

Day 03

Day 04

Day 05

Day 06 Plotting solution of heat equation IBVP

Day 07

Day 08 (Laplace on disk, qualitative props, ...)

Day 09

Day 10 was the occasion of Exam 1

Day 11

Day 12

March 14 snow day

Day 13 Outline. Boards from today, including your eigenfunction guesses

Day 14 Outline. Eigenvalues and eigenfunctions for non-uniform bar. Sturm-Liouville theory.

Day 15 Outline. Proof of 3 Sturm-Liouville facts. Rayleigh quotient.


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