Module Handbook


Module Name:

Partial Differential Equation

Module Level:


Abbreviation, if applicable:


Sub-heading, if applicable:


Courses included in the

module, if applicable:



4th / Second Year

Module coordinator(s):

Dr. Miswanto, M.Si


Dr. Miswanto, M.Si and Dr Fatmawati, M.Si.


Indonesian Language

Classification within the


Compulsory Course / Elective Studies

Teaching format / class

hours per week during semester:

2 hours lectures (50 min / hour)


2hours lectures, 2hour structural activities, 2hours individual study,

13 week per semester, and total 78 hours per semester 2.6 ECTS

Credit Points:






General Competence (Skills):

Explained the concept of Partial Differential Equations and its application in the field of Physics..


Specific Competence :

1.    PDE concept in science

2.    First order PDE

3.    Explaining the mathematical model in the form PDE

4.    Initial value and boundary value problems

5.    Second Order PDE

6.    method of separation of variables

7.    Wave equation, Heat (diffusion) equation, and Laplace equetios


First order PDE, method characteristics for the first order PDE, Second Order PDE, Method of separation of variable, Heat (diffusion) equation, Wave equation and Laplace equation

Attributsoft skill

Disciplinary and honesty

Study/exam achievements:

Students are considered to be competent and pass if at least get 55

The final score (FS) is calculated as follow :

Soft Skill(10 %) Assignment (15 , %), Quiz (20 %), UTS(25 %), UAS(30 %)

Final index is defined as follow:

A : 75 100

AB : 70 - 74.99

B : 65 - 69.99

BC : 60 - 64.99

C : 55 - 59.99

D : 40 - 54.99

E : 0 - 39.99

Learning Methods

Lecture, assignment and discussion

Form of Media

LCD and White Board


1.       Zill, D.G. & Cullen, M.R, 1997, Differential Equations with Boundary-Value Problems Fourth Edition, Brooks Cole Publishing Company.

2.       Boyce, W.E. & Diprima, R.C., 2001, Elementary Differential Equation and Boundary Value Problems Seventh Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. New York.

3.       Strauss, W. A., Partial Differential Equations: An Introduction, 1992, John Willey & Sons, Inc., New York.