Mathematics Department - Math 423 - Elementary Partial Differential Equations

Math 423 - Elementary Partial Differential Equations

Catalog Description

Prerequisite: CALC4. Credit not given for both this course and 01:640:421.
Linear partial differential equations of mathematical physics (heat, wave, and Laplace's equation), separation of variables, Fourier series.


J. David Logan; Applied Partial Differential Equations 3rd edition (2015), Springer
ISBN 978-3319124926

Schedule Archives

Fall 2018 Schedule

Math 421 vs. Math 423: A comparison

These two courses are only superficially similar: 421 serves to introduce techniques needed by the Mechanical Engineering program while 423 is an introduction to the mathematics of partial differential equations.


Calculus through a course in Ordinary Differential Equations.

Previous semester resources

Use the drop-down menu above to see who has taught the course since 2006. Some prior course pages are archived below.
Fall 2008 Fall 2007 Fall 2006 Fall 2003 Spring 2002 Fall 2001 Spring 2001

Disclaimer: Posted for informational purposes only

This material is posted by the faculty of the Mathematics Department at Rutgers New Brunswick for informational purposes. While we try to maintain it, information may not be current or may not apply to individual sections. The authority for content, textbook, syllabus, and grading policy lies with the current instructor.

Information posted prior to the beginning of the semester is frequently tentative, or based on previous semesters. Textbooks should not be purchased until confirmed with the instructor. For generally reliable textbook information—with the exception of sections with an alphabetic code like H1 or T1, and topics courses (197,395,495)—see the textbook list.

This page was last updated on August 01, 2017 at 11:09 am and is maintained by
For questions regarding courses and/or special permission, please contact
For questions or comments about this site, please contact
© 2018 Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. All rights reserved.