18.152 - Introduction to PDEs, Fall 2004
Prof. Gigliola Stalani
Lecture 1 - Introduction and Basic Facts about PDEs
The Content of the Course Denition of Partial
Dierential Equation (PDE)
homomgeneous (no forcing term) VV
Linear PDEsV V
VVVV VVVV VVV
18.152 - Introduction to PDEs, Fall 2004
Prof. Gigliola Stalani
Lecture 2 - First order linear PDEs and PDEs from physics
I mentioned in the rst class some basic PDEs of rst and second order. Today we illustrate how they come naturally as a model of some
18.152 - Introduction to PDEs, Fall 2004
Prof. Gigliola Stalani
Lecture 3 - Initial and Boundary Value Problems
Well Posed Problems Physical problems have in general three characteristics which should be reected in the math ematical equations we use to m