MathematicsMATH 218 Advanced Parabolic and Hyperbolic Partial Differential Equations

Topics include: linear evolution equations, second order parabolic equations, maximum principles, second order hyperbolic equations, propagation of singularities, hyperbolic systems of first order, semigroup theory, systems of conservation laws, Riemann problem, simple waves, rarefaction waves, shock waves, Riemann invariants, and entropy criteria. Other topics covered as time permits.


Prerequisite(s): MATH 205 and MATH 206. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.