Partial Differential Equations

Module MA3005

This Module is offered by TUM Department of Mathematics.

This module handbook serves to describe contents, learning outcome, methods and examination type as well as linking to current dates for courses and module examination in the respective sections.

Basic Information

MA3005 is a semester module in English language at Master’s level which is offered in winter semester.

This Module is included in the following catalogues within the study programs in physics.

  • Catalogue of non-physics elective courses
Total workloadContact hoursCredits (ECTS)
270 h 90 h 9 CP

Content, Learning Outcome and Preconditions


Basic examples of elliptic, parabolic and hyperbolic problems; elementary solution methods; weak solutions; variational methods, including Dirichlet's principle; operator approach

Learning Outcome

After successful completion of the module students are able to understand, apply and analyze basic methods to treat partial differential equations.


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Courses, Learning and Teaching Methods and Literature

Courses and Schedule

VO 4 Partial Differential Equations [MA3005] Scheurle, J. Montag, 12:15–13:45
Freitag, 12:15–13:45

Learning and Teaching Methods

lecture, exercise module, assignments




L.C.Evans, Partial Differential Equations, Graduate Studies in Mathematics Vol. 19, AMS, 1998.

Module Exam

Description of exams and course work

written exam

Exam Repetition

There is a possibility to take the exam at the end of the semester.

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