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Math 231A-C: (Partial Differential Equations)
2002-03__

(http://math.ucsd.edu/courses.html)

**Instructor:** Bruce
Driver, APM 7414, 534-2648.

**Meeting times:** MWF 12:30 -- 1:45 PM** in APM
6218.**

**Course Description:**
Math 231A is the first quarter of an introductory
graduate course on partial differential equations.. The course should be of
interest to mathematicians, engineers, physicists, or anyone who is interested
in using partial differential equations in their studies.

**Textbook:** Lawrence C. Evans, "Partial
Differential Equations," American Mathematical Society, Graduate Studies in
Mathematics, Volume 19, 1998.

**Prerequisites:**
Ideally it would be good to have had a course in
advanced calculus which included an introduction to Lebesgue integration theory,
metric spaces and normed spaces. In practice, it should be enough to have good
calculus skills provided you are willing to take a few basic convergence
theorems on faith. I will go over these convergence theorems as necessary.

**Office Hours:** MWF from 3:00 -- 4:00 PM.

## Tentative Course Plans

## 231A Course Plan