Spring 2012 MATH 222B 001 LEC

Partial Differential Equations
Schedule: 
SectionDays/TimeLocationInstructorCCN
001 LECMWF 10-11A 736 EVANSEVANS, L C54512
Units/CreditFinal Exam GroupEnrollment
4NONELimit:24 Enrolled:14 Waitlist:0 Avail Seats:10 [on 05/03/12]
Additional Information: 

Office: 1033 Evans
e-mail: evans [at] math [dot] berkeley [dot] edu
Office Hours: TBA
Prerequisites: Math 222A
Required Text: Partial Differential Equations, by Lawrence C Evans (American Math Society).
Syllabus:
The theory of boundary value and initial value problems for partial differential equations, with emphasis on nonlinear equations. Second-order elliptic equations, parabolic and hyperbolic equations, calculus of variations methods, additional topics selected by instructor.

1. Second order elliptic, parabolic and hyperbolic PDE

2. Calculus of variations

3. Nonvariational methods

4. Hamilton-Jacobi PDE

5. Systems of conservation laws
Grading: 25% homework, 25% midterm, 50% final
Homework: I will assign a homework problem, due in one week, at the start of each class.