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partial differential

noun, Mathematics
an expression obtained from a given function of several variables by taking the partial derivative with respect to one of the variables and multiplying by the increment in that variable.
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  • The partial differential equations are pretty tough to solve in general, but certain situations are too bad.
  • Problems such as these present computational scientists with systems of first order partial differential equations.
  • Numerical methods for the solution of partial differential equations of fractional order.
  • Adaptive mesh refinement for hyperbolic partial differential equations.
  • His research interests lie in area of the numerical solution of partial differential equations.
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