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Analysis in PDE's?

  1. Aug 24, 2011 #1
    Hey there, today my prof. said the next two lectures will be completely devoted to analysis in order to understand the PDE's we will be working with (We already derived the heat eq'n). We started off with sets today, not to bad; however, I was wondering how deep will we be going into analysis in order to understand the PDE's, so I could look up stuff (Seems like i'm the only student in the class without a heavy analysis background :X)?

    We are using the book "Introduction to Partial Differential Equations with Applications by E. C. Zachmanoglou and Dale Thoe" and "Partial Differential Equations for Scientists and Engineers by Stanley Farlow".

    Thanks for any help!
     
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  3. Aug 25, 2011 #2

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    Since we cannot see your profs lesson plans there is no way to answer. Ask your prof.
     
  4. Aug 25, 2011 #3
    Most of the real and complex analysis in PDE's is related to the Fourier Series, derivation of the Fourier Integrals, Dirichlet Kernel, Parseval's theroem, convergence and divergence of the sereis:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fourier_series
     
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