Course Outline for Math 251


         MATH 251

COURSE DESCRIPTION: Partial Differential Equations (1 credit)
Partial differential equations. 


PREREQUISITE: Math 250

TEXT: Elementary Differetial Equations and Boundary Value Problems, Ninth
Edition, Boyce and DiPrima, Wiley and Sons. ISBN: 978-0-470-38334-6.


SECTION             TOPICS                                      PERIODS
   
      PARTIAL DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS AND FOURIER SERIES


10.1  Two Point Boundary Value Problems                          1
10.2  Fourier Series                                             2
10.3  The Fourier Theorem                                        2
10.4  Even and Odd Functions                                     2
10.5  Separtion of Variables; Heat in a Rod                      2
10.6  Other Heat Conduction Problems                             2 
10.7  The Wave Equation: Vibrations of an Elastic String         1
10.8  Laplace's Equation                                         1 

      Review Periods                                             2
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      Total number of periods                                   15