INF-MAT4360 – Partial differential equations
Schedule, syllabus and examination date
Partial differential equations, initial and boundary value problems, Representation and analysis of solutions by means of Fourier series, difference methods with stability analysis, maximum principles and energy integrals, Fourier integrals.
To analyse the most important partial differential equations encountered in applied mathematics and to describe and analyse numerical methods for these equations.
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Formal prerequisite knowledge
In addition to fulfilling the Higher Education Entrance Qualification, applicants have to meet the following special admission requirements:
- Mathematics R1 or Mathematics (S1+S2)
The special admission requirements may also be covered by equivalent studies from Norwegian upper secondary school or by other equivalent studies. Read more about special admission requirements (in Norwegian).
Recommended previous knowledge
10 credits with INF-MAT3360 – Partial differential equations (discontinued), 9 credits with MoD226/MA-IN 226/MA-IN 225
2 hours of lectures and 2 hours of problem sessions per week. The students must hand in and pass obligatory tasks before they are admitted to take the exam.
3 hour midterm exam in week 11 (app. 20 %). 3 hour written examination at the end of the semester (app. 80%). Graded marks (A - F).
Note that the first lecture is compulsory. The subject is regarded equal to MoD226 when practicing exam regulations.
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