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Partial Differential EQs for Engineers

  1. Jan 7, 2012 #1
    Hello all! :smile: I have searched this, but I am still looking for additional input. I am an engineer and I want to self-study PDEs. I looked at Farlow's text and though it is nice from an applications standpoint, I think that it is not 'mathy' enough for me. Don't get me wrong, I am not the best math student by any stretch; all of my background has been in 'engineering maths' not 'math major maths'. But again, I think Farlow is too applications oriented for me, I like a "little rigor."

    Any thoughts on an intro PDE text that has a 'little bit' of rigor yet is still accessible to the Engineer?

    Thanks! :smile:
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  3. Jan 8, 2012 #2
    How about Pinchover and Rubinstein? From what I have seen, it is a fairly rigorous book and a good introduction, but it is not a thorough treatment. If you read the Amazon reviews of the book, you'll get some other suggestions as well.
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