Course syllabus

Partiella differentialekvationer med distributionsteori
Partial Differential Equations with Distribution Theory

FMAN75, 7,5 credits, A (Second Cycle)

Valid for: 2017/18
Decided by: PLED F/Pi
Date of Decision: 2017-04-06

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 - (U,3,4,5) - (Fail, Three, Four, Five)
Assessment: Written and/or oral test, to be decided by the examiner. Written assignments.

The examiner, in consultation with Disability Support Services, may deviate from the regular form of examination in order to provide a permanently disabled student with a form of examination equivalent to that of a student without a disability.


Required prior knowledge: FMAN55 Applied Mathematics, first part of FMAN80 Functional Analysis and Harmonic Analysis.
The number of participants is limited to: No
The course overlaps following course/s: FMA250

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Studierektor Anders Holst,
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