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Lectures on Partial Differential Equations

Lectures on Partial Differential Equations

  • Author: Vladimir I. Arnold
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
  • ISBN: 3662054418
  • Category: Mathematics
  • Page: 162
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Choice Outstanding Title! (January 2006) This richly illustrated text covers the Cauchy and Neumann problems for the classical linear equations of mathematical physics. A large number of problems are sprinkled throughout the book, and a full set of problems from examinations given in Moscow are included at the end. Some of these problems are quite challenging! What makes the book unique is Arnold's particular talent at holding a topic up for examination from a new and fresh perspective. He likes to blow away the fog of generality that obscures so much mathematical writing and reveal the essentially simple intuitive ideas underlying the subject. No other mathematical writer does this quite so well as Arnold.

Lectures on Partial Differential Equations

Lectures on Partial Differential Equations

  • Author: I. G. Petrovsky
  • Publisher: Courier Corporation
  • ISBN: 0486155080
  • Category: Mathematics
  • Page: 272
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Graduate-level exposition by noted Russian mathematician offers rigorous, readable coverage of classification of equations, hyperbolic equations, elliptic equations, and parabolic equations. Translated from the Russian by A. Shenitzer.

Ordinary and Partial Differential Equations

Ordinary and Partial Differential Equations

With Special Functions, Fourier Series, and Boundary Value Problems

  • Author: Ravi P. Agarwal,Donal O'Regan
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
  • ISBN: 0387791469
  • Category: Mathematics
  • Page: 410
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In this undergraduate/graduate textbook, the authors introduce ODEs and PDEs through 50 class-tested lectures. Mathematical concepts are explained with clarity and rigor, using fully worked-out examples and helpful illustrations. Exercises are provided at the end of each chapter for practice. The treatment of ODEs is developed in conjunction with PDEs and is aimed mainly towards applications. The book covers important applications-oriented topics such as solutions of ODEs in form of power series, special functions, Bessel functions, hypergeometric functions, orthogonal functions and polynomials, Legendre, Chebyshev, Hermite, and Laguerre polynomials, theory of Fourier series. Undergraduate and graduate students in mathematics, physics and engineering will benefit from this book. The book assumes familiarity with calculus.

Lectures on Elliptic and Parabolic Equations in Sobolev Spaces

Lectures on Elliptic and Parabolic Equations in Sobolev Spaces

  • Author: Nikolaĭ Vladimirovich Krylov
  • Publisher: American Mathematical Soc.
  • ISBN: 0821846841
  • Category: Mathematics
  • Page: 357
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This book concentrates on the basic facts and ideas of the modern theory of linear elliptic and parabolic equations in Sobolev spaces. The main areas covered in this book are the first boundary-value problem for elliptic equations and the Cauchy problem for parabolic equations. In addition, other boundary-value problems such as the Neumann or oblique derivative problems are briefly covered. As is natural for a textbook, the main emphasis is on organizing well-known ideas in a self-contained exposition. Among the topics included that are not usually covered in a textbook are a relatively recent development concerning equations with $\mathsf{VMO}$ coefficients and the study of parabolic equations with coefficients measurable only with respect to the time variable. There are numerous exercises which help the reader better understand the material. After going through the book, the reader will have a good understanding of results available in the modern theory of partial differential equations and the technique used to obtain them. Prerequisites are basics of measure theory, the theory of $L_p$ spaces, and the Fourier transform.

Elliptic Partial Differential Equations

Elliptic Partial Differential Equations

  • Author: Qing Han,Fanghua Lin
  • Publisher: American Mathematical Soc.
  • ISBN: 0821853139
  • Category: Mathematics
  • Page: 147
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Elliptic Partial Differential Equations by Qing Han and FangHua Lin is one of the best textbooks I know. It is the perfect introduction to PDE. In 150 pages or so it covers an amazing amount of wonderful and extraordinary useful material. I have used it as a textbook at both graduate and undergraduate levels which is possible since it only requires very little background material yet it covers an enormous amount of material. In my opinion it is a must read for all interested in analysis and geometry, and for all of my own PhD students it is indeed just that. I cannot say enough good things about it--it is a wonderful book. --Tobias Colding This volume is based on PDE courses given by the authors at the Courant Institute and at the University of Notre Dame, Indiana. Presented are basic methods for obtaining various a priori estimates for second-order equations of elliptic type with particular emphasis on maximal principles, Harnack inequalities, and their applications. The equations considered in the book are linear; however, the presented methods also apply to nonlinear problems. This second edition has been thoroughly revised and in a new chapter the authors discuss several methods for proving the existence of solutions of primarily the Dirichlet problem for various types of elliptic equations.

Elliptic Partial Differential Equations of Second Order

Elliptic Partial Differential Equations of Second Order

  • Author: David Gilbarg,Neil S. Trudinger
  • Publisher: Springer
  • ISBN: 3642617980
  • Category: Mathematics
  • Page: 518
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From the reviews: "This is a book of interest to any having to work with differential equations, either as a reference or as a book to learn from. The authors have taken trouble to make the treatment self-contained. It (is) suitable required reading for a PhD student." --New Zealand Mathematical Society, 1985

Calculus of Variations and Partial Differential Equations

Calculus of Variations and Partial Differential Equations

Topics on Geometrical Evolution Problems and Degree Theory

  • Author: Luigi Ambrosio,Norman Dancer
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
  • ISBN: 3642571867
  • Category: Mathematics
  • Page: 348
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At the summer school in Pisa in September 1996, Luigi Ambrosio and Norman Dancer each gave a course on the geometric problem of evolution of a surface by mean curvature, and degree theory with applications to PDEs respectively. This self-contained presentation accessible to PhD students bridged the gap between standard courses and advanced research on these topics. The resulting book is divided accordingly into 2 parts, and neatly illustrates the 2-way interaction of problems and methods. Each of the courses is augmented and complemented by additional short chapters by other authors describing current research problems and results.

Introduction to Partial Differential Equations

Introduction to Partial Differential Equations

  • Author: Peter J. Olver
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
  • ISBN: 3319020994
  • Category: Mathematics
  • Page: 636
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This textbook is designed for a one year course covering the fundamentals of partial differential equations, geared towards advanced undergraduates and beginning graduate students in mathematics, science, engineering, and elsewhere. The exposition carefully balances solution techniques, mathematical rigor, and significant applications, all illustrated by numerous examples. Extensive exercise sets appear at the end of almost every subsection, and include straightforward computational problems to develop and reinforce new techniques and results, details on theoretical developments and proofs, challenging projects both computational and conceptual, and supplementary material that motivates the student to delve further into the subject. No previous experience with the subject of partial differential equations or Fourier theory is assumed, the main prerequisites being undergraduate calculus, both one- and multi-variable, ordinary differential equations, and basic linear algebra. While the classical topics of separation of variables, Fourier analysis, boundary value problems, Green's functions, and special functions continue to form the core of an introductory course, the inclusion of nonlinear equations, shock wave dynamics, symmetry and similarity, the Maximum Principle, financial models, dispersion and solutions, Huygens' Principle, quantum mechanical systems, and more make this text well attuned to recent developments and trends in this active field of contemporary research. Numerical approximation schemes are an important component of any introductory course, and the text covers the two most basic approaches: finite differences and finite elements.

Stochastic Partial Differential Equations

Stochastic Partial Differential Equations

  • Author: Sergey V. Lototsky,Boris L. Rozovsky
  • Publisher: Springer
  • ISBN: 3319586475
  • Category: Mathematics
  • Page: 508
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Taking readers with a basic knowledge of probability and real analysis to the frontiers of a very active research discipline, this textbook provides all the necessary background from functional analysis and the theory of PDEs. It covers the main types of equations (elliptic, hyperbolic and parabolic) and discusses different types of random forcing. The objective is to give the reader the necessary tools to understand the proofs of existing theorems about SPDEs (from other sources) and perhaps even to formulate and prove a few new ones. Most of the material could be covered in about 40 hours of lectures, as long as not too much time is spent on the general discussion of stochastic analysis in infinite dimensions. As the subject of SPDEs is currently making the transition from the research level to that of a graduate or even undergraduate course, the book attempts to present enough exercise material to fill potential exams and homework assignments. Exercises appear throughout and are usually directly connected to the material discussed at a particular place in the text. The questions usually ask to verify something, so that the reader already knows the answer and, if pressed for time, can move on. Accordingly, no solutions are provided, but there are often hints on how to proceed. The book will be of interest to everybody working in the area of stochastic analysis, from beginning graduate students to experts in the field.

Functional Spaces for the Theory of Elliptic Partial Differential Equations

Functional Spaces for the Theory of Elliptic Partial Differential Equations

  • Author: Françoise Demengel,Gilbert Demengel
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
  • ISBN: 1447128079
  • Category: Mathematics
  • Page: 465
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The theory of elliptic boundary problems is fundamental in analysis and the role of spaces of weakly differentiable functions (also called Sobolev spaces) is essential in this theory as a tool for analysing the regularity of the solutions. This book offers on the one hand a complete theory of Sobolev spaces, which are of fundamental importance for elliptic linear and non-linear differential equations, and explains on the other hand how the abstract methods of convex analysis can be combined with this theory to produce existence results for the solutions of non-linear elliptic boundary problems. The book also considers other kinds of functional spaces which are useful for treating variational problems such as the minimal surface problem. The main purpose of the book is to provide a tool for graduate and postgraduate students interested in partial differential equations, as well as a useful reference for researchers active in the field. Prerequisites include a knowledge of classical analysis, differential calculus, Banach and Hilbert spaces, integration and the related standard functional spaces, as well as the Fourier transformation on the Schwartz space. There are complete and detailed proofs of almost all the results announced and, in some cases, more than one proof is provided in order to highlight different features of the result. Each chapter concludes with a range of exercises of varying levels of difficulty, with hints to solutions provided for many of them.

Stochastic Partial Differential Equations: An Introduction

Stochastic Partial Differential Equations: An Introduction

  • Author: Wei Liu,Michael Röckner
  • Publisher: Springer
  • ISBN: 3319223542
  • Category: Mathematics
  • Page: 266
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This book provides an introduction to the theory of stochastic partial differential equations (SPDEs) of evolutionary type. SPDEs are one of the main research directions in probability theory with several wide ranging applications. Many types of dynamics with stochastic influence in nature or man-made complex systems can be modelled by such equations. The theory of SPDEs is based both on the theory of deterministic partial differential equations, as well as on modern stochastic analysis. Whilst this volume mainly follows the ‘variational approach’, it also contains a short account on the ‘semigroup (or mild solution) approach’. In particular, the volume contains a complete presentation of the main existence and uniqueness results in the case of locally monotone coefficients. Various types of generalized coercivity conditions are shown to guarantee non-explosion, but also a systematic approach to treat SPDEs with explosion in finite time is developed. It is, so far, the only book where the latter and the ‘locally monotone case’ is presented in a detailed and complete way for SPDEs. The extension to this more general framework for SPDEs, for example, in comparison to the well-known case of globally monotone coefficients, substantially widens the applicability of the results.

Uniqueness and Nonuniqueness Criteria for Ordinary Differential Equations

Uniqueness and Nonuniqueness Criteria for Ordinary Differential Equations

  • Author: Ratan Prakash Agarwal,Ravi P. Agarwal,V. Lakshmikantham
  • Publisher: World Scientific
  • ISBN: 9789810213572
  • Category: Mathematics
  • Page: 312
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This monograph aims to fill a void by making available a source book which first systematically describes all the available uniqueness and nonuniqueness criteria for ordinary differential equations, and compares and contrasts the merits of these criteria, and second, discusses open problems and offers some directions towards possible solutions.

Functional Analysis, Sobolev Spaces and Partial Differential Equations

Functional Analysis, Sobolev Spaces and Partial Differential Equations

  • Author: Haim Brezis
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
  • ISBN: 0387709142
  • Category: Mathematics
  • Page: 600
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This textbook is a completely revised, updated, and expanded English edition of the important Analyse fonctionnelle (1983). In addition, it contains a wealth of problems and exercises (with solutions) to guide the reader. Uniquely, this book presents in a coherent, concise and unified way the main results from functional analysis together with the main results from the theory of partial differential equations (PDEs). Although there are many books on functional analysis and many on PDEs, this is the first to cover both of these closely connected topics. Since the French book was first published, it has been translated into Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Romanian, Greek and Chinese. The English edition makes a welcome addition to this list.

Microlocal Analysis for Differential Operators

Microlocal Analysis for Differential Operators

An Introduction

  • Author: Alain Grigis,Johannes Sjöstrand
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • ISBN: 9780521449861
  • Category: Mathematics
  • Page: 151
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This book corresponds to a graduate course given many times by the authors, and should prove to be useful to mathematicians and theoretical physicists.

Ordinary Differential Equations

Ordinary Differential Equations

  • Author: Vladimir I. Arnold
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
  • ISBN: 9783540548133
  • Category: Mathematics
  • Page: 338
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Few books on Ordinary Differential Equations (ODEs) have the elegant geometric insight of this one, which puts emphasis on the qualitative and geometric properties of ODEs and their solutions, rather than on routine presentation of algorithms. From the reviews: "Professor Arnold has expanded his classic book to include new material on exponential growth, predator-prey, the pendulum, impulse response, symmetry groups and group actions, perturbation and bifurcation." --SIAM REVIEW

Lectures on Partial Differential Equations

Lectures on Partial Differential Equations

  • Author: Vladimir I. Arnold
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
  • ISBN: 9783540404484
  • Category: Mathematics
  • Page: 162
  • View: 8768
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Choice Outstanding Title! (January 2006) This richly illustrated text covers the Cauchy and Neumann problems for the classical linear equations of mathematical physics. A large number of problems are sprinkled throughout the book, and a full set of problems from examinations given in Moscow are included at the end. Some of these problems are quite challenging! What makes the book unique is Arnold's particular talent at holding a topic up for examination from a new and fresh perspective. He likes to blow away the fog of generality that obscures so much mathematical writing and reveal the essentially simple intuitive ideas underlying the subject. No other mathematical writer does this quite so well as Arnold.

Geometrical Methods in the Theory of Ordinary Differential Equations

Geometrical Methods in the Theory of Ordinary Differential Equations

  • Author: V.I. Arnold
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
  • ISBN: 1461210372
  • Category: Mathematics
  • Page: 351
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Since the first edition of this book, geometrical methods in the theory of ordinary differential equations have become very popular and some progress has been made partly with the help of computers. Much of this progress is represented in this revised, expanded edition, including such topics as the Feigenbaum universality of period doubling, the Zoladec solution, the Iljashenko proof, the Ecalle and Voronin theory, the Varchenko and Hovanski theorems, and the Neistadt theory. In the selection of material for this book, the author explains basic ideas and methods applicable to the study of differential equations. Special efforts were made to keep the basic ideas free from excessive technicalities. Thus the most fundamental questions are considered in great detail, while of the more special and difficult parts of the theory have the character of a survey. Consequently, the reader needs only a general mathematical knowledge to easily follow this text. It is directed to mathematicians, as well as all users of the theory of differential equations.

Partial Differential Equations

Partial Differential Equations

  • Author: Jürgen Jost
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
  • ISBN: 1461448093
  • Category: Mathematics
  • Page: 410
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This book offers an ideal graduate-level introduction to the theory of partial differential equations. The first part of the book describes the basic mathematical problems and structures associated with elliptic, parabolic, and hyperbolic partial differential equations, and explores the connections between these fundamental types. Aspects of Brownian motion or pattern formation processes are also presented. The second part focuses on existence schemes and develops estimates for solutions of elliptic equations, such as Sobolev space theory, weak and strong solutions, Schauder estimates, and Moser iteration. In particular, the reader will learn the basic techniques underlying current research in elliptic partial differential equations. This revised and expanded third edition is enhanced with many additional examples that will help motivate the reader. New features include a reorganized and extended chapter on hyperbolic equations, as well as a new chapter on the relations between different types of partial differential equations, including first-order hyperbolic systems, Langevin and Fokker-Planck equations, viscosity solutions for elliptic PDEs, and much more. Also, the new edition contains additional material on systems of elliptic partial differential equations, and it explains in more detail how the Harnack inequality can be used for the regularity of solutions.

Local Bifurcations, Center Manifolds, and Normal Forms in Infinite-Dimensional Dynamical Systems

Local Bifurcations, Center Manifolds, and Normal Forms in Infinite-Dimensional Dynamical Systems

  • Author: Mariana Haragus,Gérard Iooss
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
  • ISBN: 0857291122
  • Category: Mathematics
  • Page: 329
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An extension of different lectures given by the authors, Local Bifurcations, Center Manifolds, and Normal Forms in Infinite Dimensional Dynamical Systems provides the reader with a comprehensive overview of these topics. Starting with the simplest bifurcation problems arising for ordinary differential equations in one- and two-dimensions, this book describes several tools from the theory of infinite dimensional dynamical systems, allowing the reader to treat more complicated bifurcation problems, such as bifurcations arising in partial differential equations. Attention is restricted to the study of local bifurcations with a focus upon the center manifold reduction and the normal form theory; two methods that have been widely used during the last decades. Through use of step-by-step examples and exercises, a number of possible applications are illustrated, and allow the less familiar reader to use this reduction method by checking some clear assumptions. Written by recognised experts in the field of center manifold and normal form theory this book provides a much-needed graduate level text on bifurcation theory, center manifolds and normal form theory. It will appeal to graduate students and researchers working in dynamical system theory.

An Introduction to Stochastic Differential Equations

An Introduction to Stochastic Differential Equations

  • Author: Lawrence C. Evans
  • Publisher: American Mathematical Soc.
  • ISBN: 1470410540
  • Category: Mathematics
  • Page: 151
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These notes provide a concise introduction to stochastic differential equations and their application to the study of financial markets and as a basis for modeling diverse physical phenomena. They are accessible to non-specialists and make a valuable addition to the collection of texts on the topic. --Srinivasa Varadhan, New York University This is a handy and very useful text for studying stochastic differential equations. There is enough mathematical detail so that the reader can benefit from this introduction with only a basic background in mathematical analysis and probability. --George Papanicolaou, Stanford University This book covers the most important elementary facts regarding stochastic differential equations; it also describes some of the applications to partial differential equations, optimal stopping, and options pricing. The book's style is intuitive rather than formal, and emphasis is made on clarity. This book will be very helpful to starting graduate students and strong undergraduates as well as to others who want to gain knowledge of stochastic differential equations. I recommend this book enthusiastically. --Alexander Lipton, Mathematical Finance Executive, Bank of America Merrill Lynch This short book provides a quick, but very readable introduction to stochastic differential equations, that is, to differential equations subject to additive ``white noise'' and related random disturbances. The exposition is concise and strongly focused upon the interplay between probabilistic intuition and mathematical rigor. Topics include a quick survey of measure theoretic probability theory, followed by an introduction to Brownian motion and the Ito stochastic calculus, and finally the theory of stochastic differential equations. The text also includes applications to partial differential equations, optimal stopping problems and options pricing. This book can be used as a text for senior undergraduates or beginning graduate students in mathematics, applied mathematics, physics, financial mathematics, etc., who want to learn the basics of stochastic differential equations. The reader is assumed to be fairly familiar with measure theoretic mathematical analysis, but is not assumed to have any particular knowledge of probability theory (which is rapidly developed in Chapter 2 of the book).