MATH 054. Partial Differential Equations
The first part of the course consists of an introduction to linear partial differential equations of elliptic, parabolic, and hyperbolic type via the Laplace equation, the heat equation, and the wave equation. The second part of the course is an introduction to the calculus of variations. Additional topics depend on the interests of the students and instructor.
Prerequisite: Linear algebra, several-variable calculus, and either MATH 043 , MATH 044 , PHYS 050, or permission of the instructor.
Natural sciences and engineering.
Eligible for COGS
Spring 2018. Mavinga.
Spring 2020. Staff.
Catalog chapter: Mathematics and Statistics
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/mathematics-statistics