Mohammad Motamed

MATH 312, PDEs for Engineering

General description

We will study different analytical methods for solving various PDEs, such as heat equation, wave equation, and Laplace equation. If time allows, we will also study numerical methods to find approximate solutions of PDEs.

Syllabus     Introductory slides

Text book

Richard Haberman, Applied Partial Differential Equations with Fourier Series and Boundary Value Problems, 5th Edition, Pearson.


  • A correction on the method of characterisitcs
  • Extra Office Hours: (1) March 24 1:30-3:00pm (2) April 01 8:20-10:00am
  • No class on March 17 and March 31!
  • No office hours on March 16 and March 30!
  • Office hours

    1) M 8:30-10:00     2) Th 13:30-15:00     3) by appointment





  • Midterm 1: Feb. 17 in class
  • Midterm 2: Apr. 02 in class
  • Final: Thursday May 07 between 7:30am-9:30am in class

    Last updated: April 2015