TMA4305 Partial Differential Equations

Lecturer: Helge Holden Email: holden [at] math [dot] ntnu [dot] no

Textbook: Sandro Salsa: Partial Differential Equations in Action, Springer, Corr. 2nd printing 2010. The book exists as an eBook, and NTNU students can read and download it freely from the website eBook. One can also buy it directly from that web site for EUR 24.95.

Lectures: (the lectures will be in English)

  • Tuesdays 12:15-14 in F4
  • Thursdays 8:15-10 in F3
  • Fridays 14:15-15 in F3 (Exercises) [Note that the time is corrected!]

Plan for the lectures and exercises

  • Tue, Aug. 20: p. 1-18
  • Thu, Aug. 22: p. 19-31
  • Fri, Aug. 23: Problems 2.1 and 2.2 (p. 97)
  • Tue, Aug. 27: p. 31-36
  • Thu, Aug. 29: p. 36-47
  • Fri, Aug. 30: Problems 2.4 and 2.5 (p. 97)
  • Tue, Sep. 3: p. 47-56
  • Thu, Sep. 5: p. 57-58, 68-73 (Proved Duhamel's formula rigorously)
  • Fri, Sep. 6: Problems 2.8, 2.9 (p. 98)
  • Tue, Sep. 10: p. 74-76, 102-105
  • Thu, Sep. 12: p. 105-110
  • Fri, Sep. 13: Problems 2.14, 2.15 (p. 99)
  • Tue, Sep. 17: p. 110-115
  • Thu, Sep. 19: p. 115-118
  • Fri, Sep. 20: Problems 3.1, 3.2 (p. 150)
  • Tue, Sep. 24: p. 124-127
  • Thu, Sep. 26: p. 127-137
  • Fri, Sep. 27: Problems 3.6, 3.8 (p. 151-2)
  • Tue, Oct. 1: p. 137-141
  • Thu, Oct. 3: p. 142-146
  • Fri, Oct. 4: Problems 3.11, 3.13 (p. 153)
  • Tue, Oct. 8: p. 146-150, 221-228
  • Thu, Oct. 10: p. 229-235
  • Fri, Oct. 11: Problems 3.16, 3.20 (p. 154-5)
  • Tue, Oct. 15: p. 235-241
  • Thu, Oct. 17: p. 241-247 (showed that the d'Alembert solution is a generalized solution)
  • Fri, Oct. 18: Problems 5.2, 5.4, 5.5 (p. 297)
  • Tue, Oct. 22: p. 247-255
  • Thu, Oct. 24: p. 255-257, 261-265
  • Fri, Oct. 25: Problems 5.3, 5.6, 5.8 (p. 297-8)
  • Tue, Oct. 29: p. 265-276
  • Thu, Oct. 31: p. 276-280
  • Fri, Nov. 1: Problems 5.9, 5.16 (p. 298, 300)
  • Tue, Nov. 5: p. 280-284
  • Thu, Nov. 7: p. 284-289
  • Fri, Nov. 8: Problems 5.17, 5.18 (p. 300-1)
  • Tue, Nov. 12: p. 290-291, 294
  • Thu, Nov. 14: p. 294-296, 291-294
  • Fri, Nov. 15: Problems 5.19, 5.20 (p. 301)
  • Tue, Nov. 19: p. 192-195
  • Thu, Nov. 21: p. 195-202
  • Fri, Nov. 22: Problems 4.13, 4.15, 4.16 (p. 218-9)

Curriculum ("pensum"): Salsa, pp. 1-41, 43-58, 68-76, 102-118, 124-155, 192-202, 221-257, 261-301.

TMA4305 som fordypningsemne: Muntlig eksamen onsdag 11.12 kl 09:00 på mitt kontor 1156 i Sentralbygg 2.

Exam (written): December 9, 2013 at 09:00. [The exam will be in English only. The students can write their answers in Norwegian or English.] To the exam you can bring one A4-sized sheet of paper on which you can write whatever you want. The sheet should be pre-stamped by the Department and it can be acquired from the office of the Department. No other aids permitted. Last year's exam: Exam 2012, Solutions 2012. Exam 2013, Solutions 2013.

Old exams: (Please note that the curriculum may differ from ours) Exam 2006, Solutions 2006; Exam 2007, Solutions 2007; Exam 2010, Solutions 2010, Exam 2011, Solutions 2011

2014-01-09, Helge Holden