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# Spring 2012 SAN JOSE STATE UNIVERSITY Course: Math-133B, Partial Differential Equations

Instructor : Dr. Saleem Office: MH 313 Phone : 924-5141 email: Mohammad.Saleem@.sjsu.edu Classroom: MH-234 MW 9AM to 10:15. Course Website http://www.math.sjsu.edu/~saleem Office Hours: Monday and Wednesday 10:30am 12 noon. Tuesday: 9am to 11. Catalogue Description: Partial differential equations of physics and engineering, Fourier series, Legendre polynomials, Bessel functions, orthogonal functions, Sturm-Liouville equation. Prerequisite: M133A with C- or better or instructors consent. 3 units. Pre-requisites : Math-133A with C- or better or instructors consent. Text & Material to be covered: Boundary Value Problems and Partial Differential Equations, by David Powers, Sixth Edition, published by Academic Press. ISBN: 978-0-12-374714-8. We will cover chapters 0 through 5. Some additions & omissions will be necessary. Adding/Dropping: In case the class is already full, and the waiting list is too long, a test based on pre-requisites will determine which student/s can be added. Goals : This course is a continuation of math-133A, and covers partial differential equations and their applications to science and engineering. This course focuses on solving boundary value problems arising in the study of Heat Equation, Wave Equation and the Potential Equation. Fourier Series will be covered in detail. Theory, proof and computation will be applied to such fields as mechanics, fluid mechanics, aerodynamics, gas dynamics, electromagnetism, astrodynamics and/or quantum mechanics.
GRADING (Total of 550 Points. A- grade starts at 90%, B- at 80%, C- at 70% and D- at 60%.)

Homework
TEST 1(Chapters 0 & 1) TEST 2(Chapter 2) TEST 3(Chapters 3 & 4) FINAL EXAM (The comprehensive final

50 Points

Assigned weekly. Due dates will be announced. Late penalty 20% per day. Homework problems will be posted to the course website.

100 Points Wednesday, 2-22-2012 100 Points Wednesday, 3-21-2012 100 Points Wednesday, 4-25-2012 200 Points Monday May 21, 7:15am to 9:30 exam will be based on everything covered during the semester.)