## Course WebpageWe keep a mirror of this page at http://amath.colorado.edu/courses/4350/2011fall/index.html in case of server issues. ## Course info## General info
## Homework help sessionsEvery Thursday from 6 to 7:30 pm in ECCR 1B51. You can also come to any of the following office hours:
## Graduate teaching assistantDouglas Baldwin <douglas.baldwin (at) colorado.edu> is responsible for the help sessions, projects, webpage, etc. Office hours for Douglas are MWF 11am–12pm in ECCR 251. Benjamin Sturdevant grades homeworks and has office hours MWF 8:30–9:30am in STAD 152. ## GradersKristina Callaghan and Stetson Zirkelbach. ## Grade determinationExams: 50%; homework: 25%; final report and talk: 25%. (The instructor reserves the right to modify grade distribution for various reasons — such as if it becomes clear that a student has not worked with sufficient independence.) ## HomeworksThere will be homework assignments due about every two weeks, usually on Mondays. You Homework #1 (PDF) — Solutions (PDF) Homework #2 (PDF) — Solutions (PDF) Homework #3 (PDF) — Due October 1, 2012 by 5pm ## ExamsTwo exams will be given in the evening. The expected dates and times for these evening exams are: - Thursday, October 6, 2011 from 5:30pm to 7pm — Solutions (PDF) — and
- Thursday, December 8, 2011 from 5pm to 7pm.
Bring Note that the second exam is ## ReviewThe exam reviews are - Wednesday, 5 October 2011 from 5pm to 6:30pm in ECCR 245 and
- Wednesday, 7 December 2011 from 5pm to 6:30pm in ECCR 150.
## ProjectA written report and talk will be required on a topic relevant to the course. ## ExperimentsMost projects have experiments that need to be done in the ITLL. All the experiments in the ITLL use equipment that is only available during public hours (8am–5pm, M–F). If you arrange your experiments during Douglas's office hours (11am–noon, MWF), then he may be able to go to the ITLL to give you some suggestions. Douglas will also be available to help with the experiments in the ITLL from 11am to noon on Thursdays (27 October, 3 November, and 10 November 2011) — check the “Media Shack” in the basement of the ITLL if you don't see him. ## ReportPlease follow this template for the report. ## PresentationYour group will speak for 15 minutes — 5 minutes each for groups of three and 7½ minutes each for groups of two. There are Be prompt and follow the schedule: there are
## Topics to be covered- Introduction; review; physical discussion of the heat equation (Ch. 1 — 1 week).
- Method of separation of variables in one-dimension (Ch. 2 — 2 weeks).
- Fourier Series (Ch. 3 — 2 weeks).
- Applications (Ch. 4 — 1 week).
- Generalized Sturm-Liouville BVPs (Ch. 5 — 3 weeks).
- Multi-dimensional BVPs (Ch. 7 — 4 weeks)
- Non-homogeneous problems; BVPs in infinite space; Fourier transforms (Ch. 8 & 10 — 2 weeks)
Time periods are approximate. |