An introduction to partial differential equations
 Responsibility
 Yehuda Pinchover and Jacob Rubinstein.
 Language
 English.
 Imprint
 New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005.
 Physical description
 xii, 371 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
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Creators/Contributors
 Author/Creator
 Pinchover, Yehuda, 1953
 Contributor
 Rubinstein, Jacob, 1955
Contents/Summary
 Bibliography
 Includes bibliographical references (p. 364365) and index.
 Contents

 1. Introduction 2. Firstorder equations 3. Secondorder linear equations 4. The 1D wave equation 5. Separation of variables 6. SturmLiouville problem 7. Elliptic equations 8. Green's function and integral representation 9. Equations in high dimensions 10. Variational methods 11. Numerical methods 12. Solutions of oddnumbered problems.
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 A complete introduction to partial differential equations, this textbook provides a rigorous yet accessible guide to students in mathematics, physics and engineering. The presentation is lively and up to date, paying particular emphasis to developing an appreciation of underlying mathematical theory. Beginning with basic definitions, properties and derivations of some basic equations of mathematical physics from basic principles, the book studies first order equations, classification of second order equations, and the onedimensional wave equation. Two chapters are devoted to the separation of variables, whilst others concentrate on a wide range of topics including elliptic theory, Green's functions, variational and numerical methods. A rich collection of worked examples and exercises accompany the text, along with a large number of illustrations and graphs to provide insight into the numerical examples. Solutions to selected exercises are included for students whilst extended solution sets are available to lecturers from solutions@cambridge.org.
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 Publication date
 2005
 ISBN
 0521848865
 9780521848862
 052161323X (pb.)
 9780521613231 (pb.)