MATH2065 Introduction to Partial Differential Equations
General Information
This page contains information on the Intermediate Unit of Study MATH2065 Introduction to Partial Differential Equations.
This unit is offered in Semester 2.
Lecturer(s): Fernando Viera
For further information on Intermediate Mathematics and Statistics, refer to the Intermediate Handbook. In particular, see the MATH2065 handbook entry for further information relating to MATH2065.
You may also view the description of MATH2065 in the central units of study database.
 Credit point value: 6CP.
 Classes per week: Three lectures, one tutorial and one practice class.
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LecturesConsultations

Lecturer: Fernando Viera

Lecture Times: 8am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday in Carslaw Room 157
Consultation hours: Monday 1011am (Carslaw 527 or 524).
More Information

Scanned Notes:There are no printed notes for this subject.
The handwritten lecture notes will be posted online on the same day, after the lecture.

Practical Sessions:Some lectures (usually Thursday's Lectures) will be used as Practical Problem Solving Sessions ("Pracs"). The aim of the Pracs is to go through Selected problems in the lecture, to help you prepare for Tutorials, Quizzes, Assignments and the final Exam.
Some of the problems from Pracs not solved during Semester, will be solved during revision in Week 13.
 Tutorials: (Start in WEEK 1) Tutorial questions are available online via the links in the Table below. Solutions will be posted at the end of the week.
 Assignments: Assignments must be submitted electronically through Turnitin via the
Learning Management System (Blackboard), as PDF files only.
Always check your submission receipt to ensure the assignment has been submitted correctly.
Please ensure you keep your original hard copy of the assignment.
 Unit Information Sheet: More important information is contained here about this subject, including final grades, syllabus, reference books, and so on.
MidTerm Quiz

The MidTerm Quiz will be held on Wednesday 20 September at 8am (Week 8).

A Sample Quiz with answers is available Here and on the table below. Note that full worked solutions are not available.

The actual quiz will be multiple choice, of 40 minutes duration and will contain: Laplace Transform Table, BVPFourier Summary and a table of selected Trigonometric Identities.

The Quiz will cover the Lecture material from Week 1 to Week 6, included.

The class will be split into two groups: one half in the usual lecture room 157 and the other half in the adjacent room 159.
Schedule
This Table contains links to Lecture notes, additional handouts, assessment sheets and solutions.
Note: Not all links on this table are active. They will become active as the Semester progresses.
Tutorials  Practice  Assessments  Lecture notes  Handouts  

Week 1 
Normal Lecture on Thursday  No Prac this week 

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Week 3  
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Week 6 
ASSIGNMENT 1 Due on Thursday Week 6 

Week 7  
Week 8 
Normal Lecture on Thursday  No Prac this week due to Quiz 
MIDTERM QUIZ Week 8 on Wed 20th in the lecture at 8am 
Lecture 8.1 Quiz 

Week 9  No Lecture on Monday due to Public Holiday 
No Lecture Lecture 9.3 

Week 10  
Week 11 
ASSIGNMENT 2 Due on Thursday Week 11 

Week 12  
Week 13 
No Prac this week 
REVISION WEEK 

Week 14  STUVAC 
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