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Partial Differential Equations I - MAT4847

Honours Year module NQF level: 8 Credits: 12
Module presented in English Module presented online
Purpose: To introduce the learner to analytical techniques of solving partial differential equations of mathematical physics, amongst others the Laplace equation, the wave equation and the heat or diffusion equation. On completing the module the learner will be able to formulate mathematical models and give physical interpretation of mathematical results; using standard techniques such as the method of separation of variables, Fourier series, orthogonal functions and Integral transforms. More advanced techniques are treated in the sister module Partial Differential Equations II.