Course MAT302

Mathematics in Engineering II

This course provides an introduction to partial differential equations, covering PDEs of relevant interest in engineering and science problems. The material covered includes: (i) Complex analysis, including complex functions and series, (ii) Fourier series, integrals, and transforms, (iii) Solutions of partial differential equations, (iv) Conformal mapping and Potential theory, and (v) Applications of all the above. The material will be covered in three weekly lectures, plus one weekly AI session. Grades will be determined from weekly homework assignments, the midterm and final exam.

Administered and staffed by the Mechanical Engineering Department (MAE).

Description of classes

Three lectures per week on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

One precept Wednesday evening.


Reading and problem assignments are estimated to require 10-15 hours per week.

Problem sets are to be handed in weekly.

Placement and Prerequisites

MAE 305 or MAT 301 or MAE 303.

Not open to freshmen.


Mid Term Exam - 30%
Final Exam - 40%
Problem set(s) - 30%