# 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