University of Technology Sydney

37336 Vector Calculus and Partial Differential Equations

6cp; 4hpw
Requisite(s): 35102 Introduction to Analysis and Multivariable Calculus OR 33230 Mathematics 2 OR 33290 Statistics and Mathematics for Science OR 33401 Introductory Mathematical Methods OR 37132 Introduction to Mathematical Analysis and Modelling
These requisites may not apply to students in certain courses. See access conditions.
Anti-requisite(s): 35335 Mathematical Methods


This subject introduces students to the advanced techniques that are used to formulate and solve problems in the physical and biological sciences, as well as problems in finance and economics, in the form of partial differential equations and boundary value problems. Topics include: Sturm–Liouville theory; vector integral theorems; special functions; Bessel and Legendre equations with applications to boundary value problems; integral transform methods; and Green's functions.

Typical availability

Spring session, City campus (odd years only)

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