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First Course on Partial Differential Equations - I

NPTEL and Indian Institute of Science Bangalore via Swayam


This is intended to be a first course on the subject Partial Differential Equations, which generally requires 40 lecture hours (One semester course). So, we plan to make this course in two parts – 20 hours each. We plan to offer the first part starting in January 2021 and second part may be in July 2021 or latest by 2022.
Mathematics, Science and EngineeringPREREQUISITES : Multi variable Calculus, Linear Algebra, ordinary Differential EquationsINDUSTRIES SUPPORT :None



Week 1:Introduction, PreliminariesWeek 2:First Order Equations – Method of CharacteristicsWeek 3:First Order Equations‐ multi variables and classificationWeek 4:Laplace and Poisson EquationsWeek 5:Laplace and Poisson EquationsWeek 6:1D Heat equationWeek 7:1 D wave equation
Week 8:1 D wave equation

Taught by

Prof. P.S. Datti, Prof. A. K. Nandakumaran

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