Cesar Augusto GOMEZ SIERRA
Departamento de Matimaticas,
Facultad de Ciencias,
Universidad Nacional de Colombia,
E-mail: cagomezsi@unal.edu.co

Riccati equation in the study of linear and nonlinear differential equations

The goal of this report is to give generalities of the Riccati equation and some of their applications to finding exact solutions for linear and nonlinear PDEs of mathematical physics.