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PDE Textbooks: Some very biased reviews


Andrew J. Bernoff
Harvey Mudd College

These recommendation for PDE textbooks are neither meant to be complete or definitive. They are only some books that I have found useful recently while teaching at Harvey Mudd College. Links are to which tends to have a great deal more information.

Introductory PDE's for Math Majors

Some texts more for the graduate level

On the Applied Side . . .

For Engineers only . . .

These two textbooks are aimed at the undergraduate engineer; they tend to cover the whole spectrum of engineering mathematics including an introduction to complex variables, ODEs and some vector calculus.
Both have been widely adopted.

On the Reference Shelf


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