This course covers the geometric interpretation of partial differential equation (PDE) characteristics, including solution of first-order partial differential equations and classification of second-order PDEs, and separation of variables as applied to parabolic, hyperbolic, and elliptic PDEs.
- Sanjiva Lele Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics
- Special functions
- Eigenfunction expansions
- Method of characteristics
- If time permits, Fourier integrals and transforms, Laplace transforms
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CME 200/ME 300A, equivalent, or consent of the instructor