PDEs and Waves (Advanced) (MATH3978)


As for MATH3078 PDEs & Waves but with more advanced problem solving and assessment tasks. Some additional topics may be included.

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Three 1 hour lectures and one 1 hour tutorial per week.


One 2 hour exam, assignments, quizzes (100%). To pass MATH3078 or MATH3978, students must achieve satisfactory performance in the in-semester assessment component.

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Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

12 credit points of Intermediate Mathematics with at least Credit average

(MATH2061 or MATH2961) and (MATH2065 or MATH2965)


MATH3078, MATH3921, MATH3018

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