Summer 2015

**Instructor:** Sergei Chmutov

- Office: MW-706
- Telephone: 292-0836
- email: chmutov@math.ohio-state.edu
- http://www.math.ohio-state.edu/~chmutov/14-15/m4512/math4512.htm
- Office Hours: Monday, Wednesday 1:40 - 2:30

**Teaching assistant:** Giang Le

- Office: MW 209
- Telephone: 292-2083
- email: gibemsu@gmail.com

**Classes:** Monday, Wednesday, Friday
12:40 - 1:35 pm, and

Tuesday, Thursday 12:45 - 2:05 pm
at Cockins Hall 312.

**TEXTBOOK:** Partial Differential Equations and Boundary Value
Problems,
9-th OSU edition, by *W.E. Boyce*.
John Wiley & Sons (2012). ISBN: 9781119935148

You should read sections of the book before they are studied in class.

**Homework:** There will be two assignments per week due Tuesday and
Friday before class.

**Tests:**
There will be two midterms and one final exam.
You may not use your calculator, your text, notes, or solutions to assignments.
Except for extraordinary reasons, you must take the examinations at the
scheduled times.

**EXAMINATION SCHEDULE:**

MIDTERM 1 | Tuesday, June 30. | MIDTERM 2 | Monday, July 13. | FINAL EXAM | Wednesday, August 5, 2:00-3:45 pm |

**TOTAL POINTS POSSIBLE:**
Each homework will be graded out of 50 points. The lowest grade will be dropped.
The total homework score will be the mean of remaining grades.

Homework | 50 | Midterms | 2x100 | Final exam | 150 | TOTAL | 400 |

**GRADING SCALE (Percent):**

A | A- | B+ | B | B- | C+ | C | C- | D+ | D |

90 | 87 | 83 | 80 | 77 | 73 | 70 | 67 | 63 | 60 |