18.152 Introduction to Partial Differential Equations


Class Info

Introduces three main types of partial differential equations: diffusion, elliptic, and hyperbolic. Includes mathematical tools, real-world examples and applications, such as the Black-Scholes equation, the European options problem, water waves, scalar conservation laws, first order equations and traffic problems.

This class has 18.100A, 18.100B, 18.100P, 18.100Q, 18.06, 18.700, and 18.701 as prerequisites.

18.152 will be offered this semester (Spring 2018). It is instructed by J. Speck.

Lecture occurs 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 2-147.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

You can find more information at the 18.152: Introduction to Partial Differential Equations (Spring 2016) site or on the 18.152 Stellar site.

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