MATH 681 Applied Mathematics I

Formulating mathematical models. Introduction to differential equations and integral equations. Fourier series and transforms, Laplace transforms. Generating functions. Dimensional analysis and scaling. Regular and singular perturbations. Asymptotic expansions. Boundary layers. The calculus of variations and optimization theory. Similarity solutions. Difference equations. Stability and bifurcation. Introduction to probability and statistics, and applications.

pre-rec: MATH 305, 309, 347, and 406.
notes: Mathematics 651, 652, 655, 656, 661, 662, 665, 666, 671, 672, 675, 676, 681, 682 are particularly recommended for students planning to do graduate work in mathematics.