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MATH 687: Variational Methods

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General Information

Credits: 3


Weak formulation of partial differential equations, energy principles, Galerkin approximations, and finite element methods. Includes review and development of necessary analysis. Offered by Mathematics. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: MATH 446 or 685, and elementary differential equations course.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Junior Plus, Non-Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Graduate Regular scale.