# Applied Partial Differential Equations with Fourier Series and Boundary Value Problems (Classic Version), 5th edition

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## Overview

Applied Partial Differential Equations with Fourier Series and Boundary Value Problems, 5th Edition emphasizes the physical interpretation of mathematical solutions and introduces applied mathematics while presenting differential equations. Coverage includes Fourier series, orthogonal functions, boundary value problems, Green's functions and transform methods. It is ideal for students in science, engineering and applied mathematics.

This title is part of the Pearson Modern Classics series. Pearson Modern Classics are acclaimed titles at a value price.

ISBN-13: 9780137549702

Category: Partial Differential Equations

## Overview

### 1. Heat Equation

• 1.1 Introduction
• 1.2 Derivation of the Conduction of Heat in a One-Dimensional Rod
• 1.3 Boundary Conditions
• 1.4 Equilibrium Temperature Distribution
• 1.5 Derivation of the Heat Equation in Two or Three Dimensions

### 2. Method of Separation of Variables

• 2.1 Introduction
• 2.2 Linearity
• 2.3 Heat Equation with Zero Temperatures at Finite Ends
• 2.4 Worked Examples with the Heat Equation: Other Boundary Value Problems
• 2.5 Laplace's Equation: Solutions and Qualitative Properties

### 3. Fourier Series

• 3.1 Introduction
• 3.2 Statement of Convergence Theorem
• 3.3 Fourier Cosine and Sine Series
• 3.4 Term-by-Term Differentiation of Fourier Series
• 3.5 Term-By-Term Integration of Fourier Series
• 3.6 Complex Form of Fourier Series

### 4. Wave Equation: Vibrating Strings and Membranes

• 4.1 Introduction
• 4.2 Derivation of a Vertically Vibrating String
• 4.3 Boundary Conditions
• 4.4 Vibrating String with Fixed Ends
• 4.5 Vibrating Membrane
• 4.6 Reflection and Refraction of Electromagnetic (Light) and Acoustic (Sound) Waves

### 5. Sturm-Liouville Eigenvalue Problems

• 5.1 Introduction
• 5.2 Examples
• 5.3 Sturm-Liouville Eigenvalue Problems
• 5.4 Worked Example: Heat Flow in a Nonuniform Rod without Sources
• 5.5 Self-Adjoint Operators and Sturm-Liouville Eigenvalue Problems
• 5.6 Rayleigh Quotient
• 5.7 Worked Example: Vibrations of a Nonuniform String
• 5.8 Boundary Conditions of the Third Kind
• 5.9 Large Eigenvalues (Asymptotic Behavior)
• 5.10 Approximation Properties

### 6. Finite Difference Numerical Methods for Partial Differential Equations

• 6.1 Introduction
• 6.2 Finite Differences and Truncated Taylor Series
• 6.3 Heat Equation
• 6.4 Two-Dimensional Heat Equation
• 6.5 Wave Equation
• 6.6 Laplace's Equation
• 6.7 Finite Element Method

### 7. Higher Dimensional Partial Differential Equations

• 7.1 Introduction
• 7.2 Separation of the Time Variable
• 7.3 Vibrating Rectangular Membrane
• 7.4 Statements and Illustrations of Theorems for the Eigenvalue Problem 2φ + λφ = 0
• 7.5 Green's Formula, Self-Adjoint Operators and Multidimensional Eigenvalue Problems
• 7.6 Rayleigh Quotient and Laplace's Equation
• 7.7 Vibrating Circular Membrane and Bessel Functions
• 7.8 More on Bessel Functions
• 7.9 Laplace's Equation in a Circular Cylinder
• 7.10 Spherical Problems and Legendre Polynomials

### 8. Nonhomogeneous Problems

• 8.1 Introduction
• 8.2 Heat Flow with Sources and Nonhomogeneous Boundary Conditions
• 8.3 Method of Eigenfunction Expansion with Homogeneous Boundary Conditions (Differentiating Series of Eigenfunctions)
• 8.4 Method of Eigenfunction Expansion Using Green's Formula (With or Without Homogeneous Boundary Conditions)
• 8.5 Forced Vibrating Membranes and Resonance
• 8.6 Poisson's Equation

### 9. Green's Functions for Time-Independent Problems

• 9.1 Introduction
• 9.2 One-dimensional Heat Equation
• 9.3 Green's Functions for Boundary Value Problems for Ordinary Differential Equations
• 9.4 Fredholm Alternative and Generalized Green's Functions
• 9.5 Green's Functions for Poisson's Equation
• 9.6 Perturbed Eigenvalue Problems
• 9.7 Summary

### 10. Infinite Domain Problems: Fourier Transform Solutions of Partial Differential Equations

• 10.1 Introduction
• 10.2 Heat Equation on an Infinite Domain
• 10.3 Fourier Transform Pair
• 10.4 Fourier Transform and the Heat Equation
• 10.5 Fourier Sine and Cosine Transforms: The Heat Equation on Semi-Infinite Intervals
• 10.6 Worked Examples Using Transforms
• 10.7 Scattering and Inverse Scattering

### 11. Green's Functions for Wave and Heat Equations

• 11.1 Introduction
• 11.2 Green's Functions for the Wave Equation
• 11.3 Green's Functions for the Heat Equation

### 12. The Method of Characteristics for Linear and Quasilinear Wave Equations

• 12.1 Introduction
• 12.2 Characteristics for First-Order Wave Equations
• 12.3 Method of Characteristics for the One-Dimensional Wave Equation
• 12.4 Semi-Infinite Strings and Reflections
• 12.5 Method of Characteristics for a Vibrating String of Fixed Length
• 12.6 The Method of Characteristics for Quasilinear Partial Differential Equations
• 12.7 First-Order Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations

### 13. Laplace Transform Solution of Partial Differential Equations

• 13.1 Introduction
• 13.2 Properties of the Laplace Transform
• 13.3 Green's Functions for Initial Value Problems for Ordinary Differential Equations
• 13.4 A Signal Problem for the Wave Equation
• 13.5 A Signal Problem for a Vibrating String of Finite Length
• 13.6 The Wave Equation and its Green's Function
• 13.7 Inversion of Laplace Transforms Using Contour Integrals in the Complex Plane
• 13.8 Solving the Wave Equation Using Laplace Transforms (with Complex Variables)

### 14. Dispersive Waves: Slow Variations, Stability, Nonlinearity, and Perturbation Methods

• 14.1 Introduction
• 14.2 Dispersive Waves and Group Velocity
• 14.3 Wave Guides
• 14.4 Fiber Optics
• 14.5 Group Velocity II and the Method of Stationary Phase
• 14.7 Wave Envelope Equations (Concentrated Wave Number)
• 14.7.1 Schrödinger Equation
• 14.8 Stability and Instability
• 14.9 Singular Perturbation Methods: Multiple Scales

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