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Book on PDEs

  1. Jun 30, 2009 #1
    Can anyone recommend me a good book on PDEs? I'm looking for something more rigorous, for math majors, and being moderately priced is a plus too.
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  3. Jun 30, 2009 #2


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    Doesn't anyone use the search function anymore? this thread is ten days old.
  4. Jul 22, 2009 #3
    I'm not for sure of your math level, but the book I used in my introductory class to PDEs was
    https://www.amazon.com/Introduction...sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1248239221&sr=8-1" by Jeffery Cooper
    All you need before this book is the standard calculus sequence plus differential equations. It wasn't a bad book, but it wasn't great either. You can definitely learn from it. It needs better and more examples, more organization, and a new edition as it is sloppy in places.

    The book we'll be using next year is
    https://www.amazon.com/Partial-Diff...sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1248239322&sr=1-1" by Lawrence Evans
    I haven't gotten it yet or looked through it, but the Amazon reviews are very positive. It is more advanced than the above book and probably much more rigorous.
    Well that thread was asking for a more applied book, whereas the poster here is asking for a more rigorous book.
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