Lectures on Partial Differential Equations by I. G. Petrovsky

By I. G. Petrovsky

Graduate-level exposition through famous Russian mathematician deals rigorous, obvious, hugely readable insurance of type of equations, hyperbolic equations, elliptic equations and parabolic equations. Wealth of observation and perception important for deepening realizing of difficulties thought of in textual content. Translated from the Russian through A. Shenitzer.

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