Principles and Methods
of Applied Mathematics
Math 583 A  Fall 1998
 Texts:
A set of handwritten notes prepared two years ago by Dr. Tabor is
available. The required textbook is
 Principles of Applied Mathematics
James P. Keener
AddisonWesley, 1988.
Other recommended texts are
 Linear Algebra
Peter D. Lax
Pure and Applied Mathematics,
WileyInterscience Publication, John Wiley and Sons, NewYork, 1997.
 Complex Variables
J. Ablowitz and Athanassios S. Fokas
Cambridge Texts in Applied Mathematics, Cambridge University Press,
1997.
 Principles and Techniques of Applied Mathematics
Bernard Friedman
Pure and Applied Mathematics,
Dover Publication Inc., NewYork, 1956
 Location:
 PAS 416  Now in MATH 501 
 Time:
 Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2:00  3:15 pm
 Office Hours:

Mondays 23 pm (in my office)

Tuesdays 1112 am (in the tutoring room  Math Teaching Lab, Room 123)

Tuesdays 5:306:30 pm (in my office; graduate students only)

Wednesdays 1112 am (in my office)

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:
 Course description:
 Review
 Complex variables and techniques of contour integration
 A simple nonlinear partial differential equation
 Fourier series
 Distributions and the "delta function"
 Green's functions
 Introduction to DSTOOL: Click
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primer, in Postscript.
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