Institute for applied mathematics

Functional Analysis

PDE and Modelling

Summer Term 2015 (V3B2 / F4B1)


Prof. Dr. M. Disertori

Wednesdays 10-12 and Fridays 8:30-10 (sharp, no break), Zeichensaal (Wegelerstr. 10). The first lecture will take place on Wednesday, April 8th.


Dr. M. Zaal

Thursdays, starting April 16. There will be two tutorial groups. 

  • Richard Höfer, 12-14, EA 60 Room 0.006
  • Immanuel Zachhuber, 16-18, WS10 Zeichensaal


  • Dimensional analysis
  • Introduction to continuum mechanics
  • Elementary fluid mechanics
  • Mathematical theory of equations in fluid mechanics
  • Calculus of variations


There will be weekly exercise sheets. Cooperation in pairs is allowed. In this case, please hand in as a par. Typically, an exercise sheet consists of four problems, worth four points each.


The examination will be oral. The first term will be July 22 and 23, the second term will be September 29.

Examinations will take place in office 4.045 of the mathematics center (Endenicher Allee 60).

Registration for the oral exam has closed.


  • C. Eck, H. Garcke, P. Knabner, Mathematische Modellierung, Springer-Verlag 2008
  • M.E. Gurtin, An introduction to continuum mechanics, Academic Press 1981
  • A. Chorin, J.E. Marsden, A mathematical introduction to fluid mechanics, Springer 1991
  • L.C. Evans, Partial differential equations, AMS 1998


Managing Director: Prof. Dr. Massimiliano Gubinelli
Chief Administrator: Dr. B. Doerffel
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Mailing address

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