• Offered by Mathematical Sciences Institute
  • ANU College ANU Joint Colleges of Science
  • Course subject Mathematics
  • Academic career Undergraduate
  • Course convener
    • Prof Xu-Jia Wang
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course MATH6202
  • Offered in Second Semester 2019
    See Future Offerings

The course will discuss the three main classes of equations, elliptic, parabolic and hyperbolic. It is intended both for mathematics students continuing to honours work and for other students using mathematics at a high level in theoretical physics, engineering and information technology, and mathematical economics.

Topics to be covered will include fundamental solutions, maximum principles, regularity (smoothness) of solutions, variational problems, Holder and Sobolev spaces.

 

Learning Outcomes

On satisfying the requirements of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

1. Explain the concepts and language of partial differential equations and their role in modern mathematics and applied contexts
2. Analyse and solve complex problems using partial differential equations as functional and analytical tools
3. Apply problem-solving with partial differential equations to diverse situations in physics, engineering and other mathematical contexts

4. Ability to conduct some (limited) independent research under expert supervision.

Indicative Assessment

  • 3-4 written assignments involving problem-solving, proofs of theorems and extension of theory (60%; LO 1-4)
  • Final exam (40%; LO 1-4)

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Workload

Three lectures per week and workshops by arrangement

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have successfully completed MATH3320 with a mark of 60 or above. Incompatible with MATH6202

Majors

Specialisations

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

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Student Contribution Band:
Band 2
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings and Dates

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
8033 22 Jul 2019 29 Jul 2019 31 Aug 2019 25 Oct 2019 In Person

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