Math 218B: Partial Differential Equations
Spring 2001


John Hunter
Phone: (530) 752-3189
Office: 654 Kerr Hall
Office hours: M F 1:00–2:00 p.m., W 3:00–4:00 p.m.
Lectures: MWF 2:10–3:00 p.m., Wellman 123

Texts for Math 218B

The recommended text for Math 218B is:

L. C. Evans, Partial Differential Equations , Graduate Studies in Mathematics, Volume 19, AMS.

Errata for the book may be found on Craig Evans' homepage .

Some other references are the following.

For a detailed account of Sobolev spaces, see:

R. A. Adams, Sobolev Spaces , Academic Press, New York, 1975.

For more on elliptic PDEs see:

D. Gilbarg, and N. S. Trudinger, Elliptic Partial Differential Equations of Second Order , Springer-Verlag, New York, 1983.

A briefer discussion of linear and nonlinear elliptic PDEs, similar to the discussion in Evans, is in Chapters 8 and 9 of:

M. Renardy, and R. Rogers, An Introduction to Partial Differential Equations , Springer-Verlag, New York, 1993.

Homework Assignments

Latex and postscript files for the problem sets can be found here.

Set 1:
latex file
postscript file

Set 2:
latex file
postscript file

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