Institute for applied mathematics

Functional Analysis

Nonlinear PDEs II

Summer 2013


Mondays and Thursdays 10-12, SR 1.008
Prof.dr. J. J. L. Velázquez


Wednesday 14-16, room N 0.007
M. Zaal

Office hours

By appointment.


  • L. C. Evans. Partial Differential Equations. Graduate Studies in Mathematics vol. 19, American Mathematical Society, 1991.
  • D. Henry. Geometric theory of seminlinear parabolic equations. Lecture Notes in Mathematics vol. 840, Springer-Verlag, 1981.
  • J. Smoller. Shock Waves and Reaction-Diffusion Equations. Grundlehren der mathematischen Wissenschaften vol. 258, Springer-Verlag, 1982.
  • G. B. Whitham. Linear and Nonlinear Waves. John Wiley & Sons, 1974.


There will be an oral examination at the end of the course. To sit the exam, students have to gain at least 50% of the overall marks of the problem sheets as requirement for passing the classes.

The first opportunity to sit the exam has passed. The second opportunity will be on September 19th and 20th.

Problem sheets


Managing Director: Prof. Dr. Anton Bovier
Chief Administrator: Dr. B. Doerffel

Mailing address

Institute for Applied Mathematics
University of Bonn
Endenicher Allee 60
D-53115 Bonn / Germany