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Fall 2012
Nov 14, 2019
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ENGN 2912J - Asymptotic and Perturbation Methods
In this introductory course to perturbation methods, topics covered are inspired by problems in solid mechanics (e.g. ridges and and kinks in thin plates), fluid mechanics (e.g. viscous boundary layers), electrical circuits (van der Pol oscillator), and include regular and singular perturbations, methods of strained coordinates, multiple scales, averaging, WKB, Laplace's method and the method of steepest descent for approximating integrals, and solutions of partial differential equations. Prerequisite: ENGN 2010 and 2020.
0.000 OR 1.000 Credit hours
0.000 OR 1.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Conference, Primary Meeting

Engineering Department

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     

Graduate level ENGN 2010 Minimum Grade of S and Graduate level ENGN 2020 Minimum Grade of S

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