[ 201OPTICOVU22 ] UE Calculus of Variation

Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
1,5 ECTS B3 - Bachelor's programme 3. year Mathematics Paul Müller 1 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Original study plan Bachelor's programme Technical Mathematics 2022W
Objectives Students are given the opportunity to strengthen their understanding of the course material by working out weekly exercise problems.
Subject The calculus of variations provides existence of solutions to the class of Euler Lagrange equations which are typically nonlinear equations of divergence type. The methods covered in this course include: Dirichlet principle, Lagrangians, coercivity, convexity, existence of minimizers, critical point methods, mountain pass theorems, Palais-Smale conditions.
Criteria for evaluation Presentation of solutions to exercise problems.
Language English and French
Changing subject? No
Further information Until term 2022S known as: TM1WGUEVARI UE Calculus of variation
On-site course
Maximum number of participants 25
Assignment procedure Direct assignment