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Lec #Topics
1-3Fredholm Alternative, Exactly Solvable Integral Equations (IE); Elementary Nonlinear IE; Bifurcations
4-5Volterra IE; Rigorous Theory; Iteration Scheme; Separable Kernels; Laplace Transform; the Tautochrone Problem
Green's Functions
6-8Conversion of ODEs to IEs; Potential Scattering; Mechanical Vibrations; Propagation in Nonlinear Medium; Born Approximation and Iteration Series
Fredholm IEs and Fredholm Theory
9-10Iteration Scheme; Resolvent Kernel; Fredholm Determinant; Examples
11-12Exactly Solvable Cases; Fourier Series and Transforms
13-14Hilbert-Schmidt Theory for Symmetric Kernels; Kernel Eigenvalues; Bounds for Eigenvalues; Kernel Symmetrization; Connection to Sturm-Liouville System
Wiener-Hopf (W-H) Technique
15-16Introduction; W-H IE of 1st and 2nd Kind; W-H Sum Equations; Examples; Basics of Solution Technique; Analyticity in Fourier Domain; Liouville's Theorem
17-19Application to Mixed Boundary Value Problems for Partial Differential Equation (PDEs); Application to Laplace's Equation; Application to Helmholtz's Equation; the Sommerfeld Diffraction Problem; Dual Integral Equations
20-22Introduction to Theory of Homogeneous W-H IE of 2nd kind; Kernel Factorization; the Heins IE; General Theory of Homogeneous W-H IE; Definition of Kernel Index
23-24General Theory for Non-homogeneous W-H IE (2nd kind); Significance of Index; Connection to Fredholm Alternative
Singular Integral Equations of Cauchy Type
25-26Cauchy-type IE of 1st Kind; the Riemann-Hilbert Problem
27IE of 2nd Kind (Non-homogeneous)
28Kernels with Algebraic Singularities; Kernels with Logarithmic Singularities; the Carleman IE


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