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A First Course in Partial Differential Equations with Complex Variables and Tran (Dover Books on Mathematics)by H. F. Weinberger
Synopses & ReviewsPublisher Comments:Suitable for advanced undergraduate and graduate students, this text presents the general properties of partial differential equations, including the elementary theory of complex variables. Topics include onedimensional wave equation, properties of elliptic and parabolic equations, separation of variables and Fourier series, nonhomogeneous problems, and analytic functions of a complex variable. Solutions. 1965 edition. Synopsis:Text presents the general properties of partial differential equations such as characteristics, domains of independence, and maximum principles. Solutions. Table of ContentsI. The onedimensional wave equation
1. A physical problem and its mathematical models: the vibrating string 2. The onedimensional wave equation 3. Discussion of the solution: characteristics 4. Reflection and the free boundary problem 5. The nonhomogeneous wave equation II. Linear secondorder partial differential equations in two variables 6. Linearity and superposition 7. Uniqueness for the vibrating string problem 8. Classification of secondorder equations with constant coefficients 9. Classification of general secondorder operators III. Some properties of elliptic and parabolic equations 10. Laplace's equation 11. Green's theorem and uniqueness for the Laplace's equation 12. The maximum principle 13. The heat equation IV. Separation of variables and Fourier series 14. The method of separation of variables 15. Orthogonality and least square approximation 16. Completeness and the Parseval equation 17. The RiemannLebesgue lemma 18. Convergence of the trigonometric Fourier series 19. "Uniform convergence, Schwarz's inequality, and completeness" 20. Sine and cosine series 21. Change of scale 22. The heat equation 23. Laplace's equation in a rectangle 24. Laplace's equation in a circle 25. An extension of the validity of these solutions 26. The damped wave equation V. Nonhomogeneous problems 27. Initial value problems for ordinary differential equations 28. Boundary value problems and Green's function for ordinary differential equations 29. Nonhomogeneous problems and the finite Fourier transform 30. Green's function VI. Problems in higher dimensions and multiple Fourier series 31. Multiple Fourier series 32. Laplace's equation in a cube 33. Laplace's equation in a cylinder 34. The threedimensional wave equation in a cube 35. Poisson's equation in a cube VII. SturmLiouville theory and general Fourier expansions 36. Eigenfunction expansions for regular secondorder ordinary differential equations 37. Vibration of a variable string 38. Some properties of eigenvalues and eigenfunctions 39. Equations with singular endpoints 40. Some properties of Bessel functions 41. Vibration of a circular membrane 42. Forced vibration of a circular membrane: natural frequencies and resonance 43. The Legendre polynomials and associated Legendre functions 44. Laplace's equation in the sphere 45. Poisson's equation and Green's function for the sphere VIII. Analytic functions of a complex variable 46. Complex numbers 47. Complex power series and harmonic functions 48. Analytic functions 49. Contour integrals and Cauchy's theorem 50. Composition of analytic functions 51. Taylor series of composite functions 52. Conformal mapping and Laplace's equation 53. The bilinear transformation 54. Laplace's equation on unbounded domains 55. Some special conformal mappings 56. The Cauchy integral representation and Liouville's theorem IX. Evaluation of integrals by complex variable methods 57. Singularities of analytic functions 58. The calculus of residues 59. Laurent series 60. Infinite integrals 61. Infinite series of residues 62. Integrals along branch cuts X. The Fourier transform 63. The Fourier transform 64. Jordan's lemma 65. Schwarz's inequality and the triangle inequality for infinite integrals 66. Fourier transforms of square integrable functions: the Parseval equation 67. Fourier inversion theorems 68. Sine and cosine transforms 69. Some operational formulas 70. The convolution product 71. Multiple Fourier transforms: the heat equation in three dimensions 72. The threedimensional wave equation 73. The Fourier transform with complex argument XI. The Laplace transform 74. The Laplace transform 75. Initial value problems for ordinary differential equations 76. Initial value problems for the onedimensional heat equation 77. A diffraction problem 78. The Stokes rule and Duhamel's principle XII. Approximation methods 79. "Exact" and approximate solutions" 80. The method of finite differences for initialboundary value problems 81. The finite difference method for Laplace's equation 82. The method of successive approximations 83. The RaleighRitz method SOLUTIONS TO THE EXERCISES INDEX What Our Readers Are SayingAdd a comment for a chance to win!Average customer rating based on 1 comment:
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