Universität Wien FIND

250074 VO Topics in Calculus of Variations (2018S)

5.00 ECTS (3.00 SWS), SPL 25 - Mathematik

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Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Monday 05.03. 11:30 - 14:45 Seminarraum 4 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Monday 19.03. 11:30 - 14:45 Seminarraum 4 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Monday 09.04. 11:30 - 14:45 Seminarraum 4 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Monday 16.04. 11:30 - 14:45 Seminarraum 4 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Monday 23.04. 11:30 - 14:45 Seminarraum 4 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Monday 30.04. 11:30 - 14:45 Seminarraum 4 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Monday 07.05. 11:30 - 14:45 Seminarraum 4 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Monday 14.05. 11:30 - 14:45 Seminarraum 4 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Monday 28.05. 11:30 - 14:45 Seminarraum 4 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Monday 04.06. 11:30 - 14:45 Seminarraum 4 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Monday 11.06. 11:30 - 14:45 Seminarraum 4 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Monday 18.06. 11:30 - 14:45 Seminarraum 4 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Monday 25.06. 11:30 - 14:45 Seminarraum 4 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock

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Aims, contents and method of the course

This is an introductory course in classical and modern methods in the Calculus of Variations. Topics will include: Direct Method, Euler-Lagrange equations, variational convergence, minimax problems.

Assessment and permitted materials

Final oral exam.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

To deepen/complete the knowledge in functional analysis and variational methods. To confront with classical problems in the Calculus of Variations and to learn the corresponding basic results and techniques.

Examination topics

Content of the course.

Reading list

A. Braides. Gamma Convergence for Beginners, Oxford University Press, 2002.

H. Brezis. Functional Analysis, Sobolev Spaces and Partial Differential Equations, Springer, 2011.

B. Dacorogna. Direct Methods in the Calculus of Variations, Springer, 1989.

A. Ambrosetti, A. Malchiodi. Nonlinear Analysis and Semilinear Elliptic Problems, Cambridge University Press, 2010.

Association in the course directory

MAMV, MANV

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