## Introduction to partial differential equations and Hilbert space methodsEasy-to-use text examines principal method of solving partial differential equations, 1st-order systems, computation methods, and much more. Over 600 exercises, with answers for many. Ideal for a 1-semester or full-year course. |

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### Contents

Fourier Series and Hilbert Space | 138 |

Appendix FirstOrder Equations | 236 |

Selected Answers Hints and Solutions | 245 |

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