MAT-INF4300 – Partial differential equations and Sobolev spaces I
Schedule, syllabus and examination date
Basic theory for linear partial differential equations. Sobolev spaces, Poincaré inequalities, Rellich-Kondrachov compactness. Elliptic equations and eigenvalue problems. Theory for numerical methods: Galerkin methods, finite elements.
Understanding of the classical theory for solving partial differential equations. Basic ability in the use of Sobolev estimates.
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Recommended previous knowledge
MAT2400 – Real Analysis and MAT-INF3360 – Introduction to Partial Differential Equations (continued). The course should be taken in the same semester as or after MAT4400 – Linear Analysis with Applications.
10 credits overlap with MAT-INF3300 – Partial differential equations and Sobolev spaces I (discontinued)
10 credits with AIM301.
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4 hours of lectures/exercises per week.
Final written examination.
Examination support material
No examination support material is allowed.
Language of examination
Subjects taught in English will only offer the exam paper in English.
You may write your examination paper in Norwegian, Swedish, Danish or English.
Grades are awarded on a scale from A to F, where A is the best grade and F is a fail. Read more about the grading system.
Explanations and appeals
Resit an examination
Students who can document a valid reason for absence from the regular examination are offered a postponed examination at the beginning of the next semester.
Re-scheduled examinations are not offered to students who withdraw during, or did not pass the original examination.
Withdrawal from an examination
It is possible to take the exam up to 3 times. If you withdraw from the exam after the deadline or during the exam, this will be counted as an examination attempt.
Special examination arrangements
Application form, deadline and requirements for special examination arrangements.
The course is subject to continuous evaluation. At regular intervals we also ask students to participate in a more comprehensive evaluation.