SYLLABUS
MAT 462  Applied Partial Differential Equations
SPRING 2005*



  *Important Note: All items on this syllabus are subject to change.
Any in-class announcement, verbal or written, is considered
official addendum to this syllabus.


Instructor:       Dr. Sergei Suslov
Office:             PSA 621
Phone:             965-8987
E-mail:   sks@asu.edu
URL:    http://hahn.la.asu.edu/~suslov/index.html
Office Hours: 12:30-13:30 TTh, or by appointment
Text:    Applied Partial Differential Equations, by  Richard Haberman,
                        Pearson Education, Inc., Fourth Edition, 2004
Prerequisite:   MAT 242 (or MAT 342) and MAT 274
Exams:            There will be two regular in class exams (100*2=200);
                         homework&projects  (100);
                         and a comprehensive final exam (150)
Grading Policy:
                         A = 90 - 100%
                         B = 80 - 89%
                         C = 70 - 79%
                         D = 60 - 69%
                         E = 0 - 59%
Material to be covered: Chapters 1-5,  10 will be covered



Course Description

Second-order partial differential equations, emphasizing Laplace, wave, and diffusion equations. Solutions by the methods of characteristics, separation of variables, and integral transforms.

Suggested MAT 462 Homework Problems

Page            Problems

pp. 38:          # 2.2.1-2.2.4*
pp. 55-57:    # 2.3.1(a)-(c)*, (f)*; 2.3.2(a)-(f)*; 2.3.3(a)-(d); 2.3.5-6*; 2.3.7(a)-(e)*; 2.3.11
pp. 69-70:    # 2.4.1 (a)-(d)*; 2.4.4*; 2.4.7

 *homework problem for grading



IMPORTANT INFO:

History of Mathematics Archive

Homework
HW#1, sections 2.2-2.4 due to Thursday,  Feb. 3

Quizzes
Quiz#1, sections 2.2-2.4, Thursday,  Feb. 3

Tests
Test#1 Thursday, February
Review
Theorems to review:

Homework problems to review:
See homework problems for grading with *

Final Exam Thursday, May