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Main Title Partial differential equations of mathematical physics
Author Sobolev, S. L.
Publisher Pergamon Press [U.S.A. ed. distributed by Addison-Wesley Pub. Co., Reading, Mass.]
Year Published 1964
OCLC Number 00529386
Subjects Mathematical physics ; Differential equations, Partial ; Partièele differentiaalvergelijkingen. ; Mathematische fysica. ; Mathematische Physik.--(DE-588)4037952-8 ; Partielle Differentialgleichung.--(DE-588)4044779-0 ; Fisica Matematica.
Additional Subjects Mathematical physics ; Differential equations, Partial
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EKBM  QA401.S613 1964 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 08/31/2011
Collation x, 427 pages illustrations 24 cm
Translation of Uravneniëiìa matematicheskoæi fiziki.
Contents Notes
Derivation of the fundamental equations -- The formulation of problems of mathematical physics. Hadamard's example -- The classification of linear equations of the second order -- The equation for a vibrating string and its solution by D'Alembert's method -- Riemann's method -- Multiple integrals: Lebesgue integration -- Integrals dependent on a parameter -- The equation of heat conduction -- Laplace's equation and Poisson's equation -- Some general consequences of Green's formula -- Poisson's equation in an unbounded medium: Newtonian potential -- The solution of the Dirichlet problem for a half-space -- The wave equation and the retarded potential -- Properties of the potentials of single and double layers -- Reduction of the Dirichlet problem and the Neumann problem to integral equations -- Laplace's equation and Poisson's equation in a plane -- The theory of integral equations -- Application of the theory of Fredholm equations to the solution of the Dirichlet and Neumann problems -- Green's function -- Green's function for the Laplace operator -- Correctness of formulation of the boundary-value problems of mathematical physics -- Fourier's method -- Integral equations with real, symmetric kernels -- The bilinear formula and the Hilbert-Schmidt theorem -- The inhomogeneous integral equation with a symmetric kernel -- Vibrations of a rectangular parallelepiped -- Laplace's equation in curvilinear coordinates. Examples of the use of Fourier's method -- Harmonic polynomials and spherical functions -- Some elementary properties of Spherical functions.