Course syllabus

Partiella differentialekvationer med distributionsteori
Partial Differential Equations with Distribution Theory

FMA250, 7,5 credits, A (Second Cycle)

Valid for: 2015/16
Decided by: Education Board B
Date of Decision: 2015-04-16

General Information

Language of instruction: The course will be given in English on demand


Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must


Distribution theory: derivatives, convergence, fundamental solutions, Green's functions, the Fourier transform, the Laplace and the wave operators.

Partial differential equations: spectral methods, eigenfunction expansions, weak solutions. Approximation methods. Integral equations, finite element methods. Geometrical methods. Characteristics. The study of some model equations.

Examination details

Grading scale: TH
Assessment: Written and/or oral test, to be decided by the examiner. Written assignments.


Required prior knowledge: FMA021 Applied Mathematics, first part of FMA260 Functional Analysis and Harmonic Analysis.
The number of participants is limited to: No

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Studierektor Anders Holst,
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