Principles and Methods
of Applied Mathematics
Math 583 B  Spring 1999
 Texts:
A set of notes prepared last year by Dr. Tabor will be
handed out. Other recommended texts are:
 Principles of Applied Mathematics
James P. Keener
AddisonWesley, 1988.
 Principles and Techniques of Applied Mathematics
Bernard Friedman
Dover Publication Inc., NewYork, 1956.

Reserve Materials
 Location:
 PAS 318
 Time:
 Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2:00  3:15 pm
 Office Hours:

Tuesdays 4:306:30 pm

Thursdays 1112 am

or by appointment.
 Instructor:
Dr. Joceline Lega
 Office: Mathematics 511
 Phone: 6214350
 email:
lega@math.arizona.edu
 Grading Policy:

There will be one midterm and a final exam. Homework will count for 50%,
the midterm for 15% and the final exam for 35% of the semester grade.
 Exams:
 Project:

A semesterlong project will be handed out at the end of
January. You will be allowed to work in groups and a typed paper will have
to be turned in by each group at the end of the semester. The project will
be worth 150 points and the project grade may replace the midterm grade
or some of the homework grades.
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 Course description:
 Fourier Transforms
 Integral Equations
 Differential Operators
 Introduction to Perturbation Theory
 Elementary Asymptotics
 Calculus of Variations and Functional Equations
 Topics in Diffusive and Dispersive waves
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