Equations of Mathematical Physics

Module code: MA7032

This module introduces the mathematical theory of the equations of physics, aiming to help you understand the physical meaning of the main equations and the limits of their applications. Methods are based on Fourier series and some special functions.

Topics covered

  • The classification of linear partial differential equations
  • Basic methods of its solution for one, two and three dimensions
  • Eigenfunctions, eigenvalues
  • Green functions and their application

Learning

  • 32 hours of lectures
  • 10 hours of seminars
  • 5 hours of tutorials

Assessment

  • Exam, 3 hours (80%)
  • Intermediate test (20%)