University of Texas at Austin

CSE 386D Methods of Applied Mathematics II

Topics include distributions, fundamental solutions of partial differential equations, the Schwartz space and tempered distributions, Fourier transform, Plancherel theorem, Green's functions, Sobolev spaces, weak solutions, differential calculus in normed spaces, implicit function theorems, applications to nonlinear equations, smooth variational problems, applications to classical mechanics, constrained variational problems. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Computational Science, Engineering, and Mathematics 386D and Mathematics 383D may not both be counted.