Instructor: Yoonsang Lee
Office: 206 Kemeny
Office hours: TBA

Math 22/24 and Math 23 (or equivalents)

Class hours
MWF 10:20 - 11:25 am

Office hours
MF 11:25 am - 12:00 pm
T 10 - 11 am

Main textbook

  • W. A. Strauss, Partial Differential Equations: An Introduction

Other references

  • J. D. Logan, Applied Mathematics (Chapters 6-8; easier than the main textbook)
  • L. C. Evans, Partial Differential Equations (graduate-level standard textbook)
  • V. I. Arnold, Lectures on Partial Differential Equations (for very serious students)

Assessment & Grading
The homework and tests include problems to measure quantitative (calculation) and qualitative (proof) understanding of the materials. The grading will base on the following contributions:

  • Six homework assignments 30%,
  • Midterm 25%,
  • Final 35%,
  • Participation 10%.

Student Accessibility and Accommodations

Students with disabilities who may need disability-related academic adjustments and services for this course are encouraged to see me privately as early in the term as possible. Students requiring disability-related academic adjustments and services must consult the Student Accessibility Services office in Carson Hall 125 (phone: 646-9900 or Once SAS has authorized services, students must show the originally signed SAS Services and Consent Form and/or a letter on SAS letterhead to me. As a first step, if you have questions about whether you qualify to receive academic adjustments and services, you should contact the SAS office. All inquiries and discussions will remain confidential.

Religious Observances

Some students may wish to take part in religious observances that occur during this academic term. If you have a religious observance that conflicts with your participation in the course, please meet with me before the end of the second week of the term to discuss appropriate accommodations.

By registering for this course, you agree that

  1. Consent to recording of course and group office hours
    I affirm my understanding that this course and any associated group meetings involving students and the instructor, including but not limited to scheduled and ad hoc office hours and other consultations, may be recorded within any digital platform used to offer remote instruction for this course;
    I further affirm that the instructor owns the copyright to their instructional materials, of which these recordings constitute a part, and distribution of any of these recordings in whole or in part without prior written consent of the instructor may be subject to discipline by Dartmouth up to and including expulsion;
    I authorize Dartmouth and anyone acting on behalf of Dartmouth to record my participation and appearance in any medium, and to use my name, likeness, and voice in connection with such recording; and
    I authorize Dartmouth and anyone acting on behalf of Dartmouth to use, reproduce, or distribute such recording without restrictions or limitation for any educational purpose deemed appropriate by Dartmouth and anyone acting on behalf of Dartmouth.

  2. Requirement of consent to one-on-one recordings
    By enrolling in this course, I hereby affirm that I will not under any circumstance make a recording in any medium of any one-on-one meeting with the instructor without obtaining the prior written consent of all those participating, and I understand that if I violate this prohibition, I will be subject to discipline by Dartmouth up to and including expulsion, as well as any other civil or criminal penalties under applicable law.