1. First-Order Equations

  1. Peter V. O'Neil

Published Online: 24 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118032350.ch1

Beginning Partial Differential Equations, Second Edition

Beginning Partial Differential Equations, Second Edition

How to Cite

O'Neil, P. V. (2008) First-Order Equations, in Beginning Partial Differential Equations, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118032350.ch1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 OCT 2011
  2. Published Print: 20 MAR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470133903

Online ISBN: 9781118032350

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Keywords:

  • linear first-order equation;
  • quasi-linear equation;
  • partial differential equation;
  • differentiable function;
  • partial derivative

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Notation and Terminology

  • The Linear First-Order Equation

  • The Significance of Characteristics

  • The Quasi-Linear Equation