Emmanuel Kowalski: Catalogue data in Autumn Semester 2016

Name Prof. Dr. Emmanuel Kowalski
FieldMathematics
Address
Professur für Mathematik
ETH Zürich, HG G 64.1
Rämistrasse 101
8092 Zürich
SWITZERLAND
Telephone+41 44 632 34 41
E-mailemmanuel.kowalski@math.ethz.ch
URLhttp://www.math.ethz.ch/~kowalski
DepartmentMathematics
RelationshipFull Professor

NumberTitleECTSHoursLecturers
401-0353-00LAnalysis III4 credits2V + 1UE. Kowalski
AbstractIn this lecture we treat problems in applied analysis. The focus lies on the simplest cases of three fundamental types of partial differential equations of second order: the Laplace equation, the heat equation and the wave equation.
Objective
Content1.) Klassifizierung von PDE's
- linear, quasilinear, nicht-linear
- elliptisch, parabolisch, hyperbolisch

2.) Quasilineare PDE
- Methode der Charakteristiken (Beispiele)

3.) Elliptische PDE
- Bsp: Laplace-Gleichung
- Harmonische Funktionen, Maximumsprinzip, Mittelwerts-Formel.
- Methode der Variablenseparation.

4.) Parabolische PDE
- Bsp: Wärmeleitungsgleichung
- Bsp: Inverse Wärmeleitungsgleichung
- Methode der Variablenseparation

5.) Hyperbolische PDE
- Bsp: Wellengleichung
- Formel von d'Alembert in (1+1)-Dimensionen
- Methode der Variablenseparation

6.) Green'sche Funktionen
- Rechnen mit der Dirac-Deltafunktion
- Idee der Green'schen Funktionen (Beispiele)

7.) Ausblick auf numerische Methoden
- 5-Punkt-Diskretisierung des Laplace-Operators (Beispiele)
LiteratureY. Pinchover, J. Rubinstein, "An Introduction to Partial Differential Equations", Cambridge University Press (12. Mai 2005)

Zusätzliche Literatur:
Erwin Kreyszig, "Advanced Engineering Mathematics", John Wiley & Sons, Kap. 8, 11, 16 (sehr gutes Buch, als Referenz zu benutzen)
Norbert Hungerbühler, "Einführung in die partiellen Differentialgleichungen", vdf Hochschulverlag AG an der ETH Zürich.
G. Felder:Partielle Differenzialgleichungen.
https://people.math.ethz.ch/~felder/PDG/
Prerequisites / NoticePrerequisites: Analysis I and II, Fourier series (Komplexe Analysis)
401-2000-00LScientific Works in Mathematics Information
Target audience:
Third year Bachelor students;
Master students who cannot document to have received an adequate training in working scientifically.

Mandatory for all Bachelor and Master students with matriculation in the autumn semester 2014 or later.
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0 creditsE. Kowalski
AbstractIntroduction to scientific writing for students with focus on publication standards and ethical issues, especially in the case of citations (references to works of others.)
ObjectiveLearn the basic standards of scientific works in mathematics.
Content- Types of mathematical works
- Publication standards in pure and applied mathematics
- Data handling
- Ethical issues
- Citation guidelines
Lecture notesMoodle of the Mathematics Library: https://moodle-app2.let.ethz.ch/course/view.php?id=519
Prerequisites / NoticeThis course is completed by the optional course "Recherchieren in der Mathematik" (held in German) by the Mathematics Library. For more details see: http://www.math.ethz.ch/library/services/schulungen
401-3117-66LIntroduction to the Circle Method6 credits2V + 1UE. Kowalski
AbstractThe circle method, invented by Hardy and Ramanujan and developped by Hardy and Littlewood and Kloosterman, is one of the most versatile methods currently available to determine the asymptotic behavior of the number of integral solutions to polynomial equations, when the number of solutions is sufficiently large.
Objective
ContentThe circle method, invented by Hardy and Ramanujan and developped by Hardy and
Littlewood and Kloosterman, is one of the most versatile methods currently available
to determine the asymptotic behavior of the number of integral solutions to
polynomial equations, when the number of solutions is sufficiently large.

The lecture will present an introduction to this method. In particular, it will
present the solution of Waring's Problem concerning the representability of integers
as sums of a bounded numbers of (fixed) powers of integers.
LiteratureH. Davenport, "Analytic methods for Diophantine equations and Diophatine
inequalities", Cambridge

H. Iwaniec and E. Kowalski, "Analytic number theory", chapter 20; AMS

R. Vaughan, "The Hardy-Littlewood method", Cambridge
401-5110-00LNumber Theory Seminar Information 0 credits1KÖ. Imamoglu, P. S. Jossen, E. Kowalski, P. D. Nelson, R. Pink, G. Wüstholz
AbstractResearch colloquium
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