Math 4163 (Intro. to Partial Differential Equations)

Spring 2008


John Albert
Office: PHSC 1004, Ext. 5-3782.
Office hours: Mon and Wed, 2:30-3:30; Thurs 10:30-11:30 (or by appointment)
Answer key for Final Exam.

Review sheet for Final Exam.

Solutions to problems on Assignment 9.

Answer key for Test 2.

Review sheet for Test 2.

Solution to problem 2.5.16 on Assignment 5.

Solutions to some of the problems on Assignment 4.

Review sheet for Test 1.

Here is the syllabus for this course.




  • For a look at an old paper in which the thermal conductivities of various metals were determined by measuring heat flow through a metal rod, look here. It's interesting how much trouble one has to take to do the experiment correctly.
  • Here is a nice Java applet for seeing how well the sum of the first few terms of the Fourier series of a function approximates the function.