Lecture Time:  Fridays, 1:00pm4:00pm, S125 Ross. 
Office Hours:  Mondays, 1:002:00; Fridays, 11:0012:00. 
Evaluation (tentative): 

Review of partial differential equations, elements of variational
calculus; finite difference methods for elliptic problems,
error analysis, boundary conditions, nonCartesian variables,
PDEeigenvalue problems;
hyperbolic and parabolic problems, explicit and implicit methods,
stability analysis; RayleighRitz and Galerkin method for ODEs,
finite element methods.
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