SYLLABUS
MAT 274  Elementary Differential Equations
FALL 2000*



  *Important Note: All items on this syllabus are subject to change.
Any in-class announcement, verbal or written, is considered
official addendum to this syllabus.


Instructor:      Dr. Sergei Suslov
Office:             PSA 643
Phone:             965-8987
E-mail:    sks@asu.edu
URL:      http://hahn.la.asu.edu/~suslov/index.html
Office Hours: 10:40 - 11:30 am MWF
Text:       Elementary Differential Equations and Boundary Value Problems, by Boyce&DiPrima,
                         John Wiley & Sons, 7th edition
Prerequisite:   MAT 271 or equivalent
Exams:            There will be two regular in class exams (2*100);
                         homework (100); quizzes (50)
                         and a comprehensive final exam (150)
Grading Policy:
                         A = 90 - 100%
                         B = 80 - 89%
                         C = 70 - 79%
                         D = 60 - 69%
                         E = 0 - 59%
Material to be covered: Chapters 1-3, 6-7 will be covered
Make-up policy: No make-up exams will be given without notification.
                            Also, no late homework will be accepted for grading.



Course Description

F, S,  SS Introduction to ordinary differential equations, adapted to the needs of students in engineering and the sciences. MAT 272 or equivalent is recommended. Prerequisite: MAT 271 or equivalent.

See this description among other course descriptions for 200-level courses


Suggested MAT 274 Homework Problems

Section     Problems

1.1         3,4,10,14,16,20
2.1         1,6,14,16,20,29,31,34
2.2     5,6,10,11,14,21
2.4          3,5,6,8
2.5     15,21
2.6     2,3,8,14,19,22,25
2.7     1(a)-3(a)

3.1          2,3,4,5,11,12,16,28,30
3.2         2,3,4,13,14,17,23,24
3.3     1,2,9,15,16
3.4     1,3,4,9,10,11,12,18,19,20,29
3.5     2,3,4,11,12,24,25
3.6       2,3,4,8,14,15,16
3.7     2,3,4,6,7,14,15,16

6.1     5,6,8,9
6.2     2,3,6,12.13,16

7.1     2,3,5
7.2     1,2,4,10,11.23,24,26
7.3     16,17,20,21
7.4     Th 7.41-7.4.4
7.5     2,3,4,10,11, 15,16,29
7.6     2,3,6,9,10
 


Computer Algebra Help
Direction Fields with Maple 6:
deplot.mws
deplot.html
dfields.mws
dfields.html

IMPORTANT INFO:

History of Mathematics Archive

Homework
HW#1, sections 1.1, 2.1: due to Friday, Sept. 1
HW#2, sections  2.2, 2.4-2.6: due to Monday, Sept. 18
HW#3, sections 2.7: due to Monday, Sept. 25
HW#4, sections 3.1-3.3: due to Wednesday, Oct. 4
HW#5, sections 3.4-3.6: due to Wednesday, Oct. 18
HW#6, section 3.7: due to Friday, Oct. 27
HW#7, section 7.1-7.3: due to Wednesday, Nov 15
HW#8, section 7.5-7.6, 6.1-6.2: due to Friday, Dec. 1

Tests
Test#1  Monday, September 25
Review  Friday, September 22
Chapters 1-2, sections: 1.1-1.3 & 2.1-2.2,  2.4-2.8
are on the test.
Test#2  Friday, October 27
Review  Wednesday, October 25
Chapter 3,  sections: 3.1-3.7 are on the test.

Quizzes
Quiz#1  Friday, October 6
Quiz#2  Friday, December 1

Final Exam Monday, December 11, 7:40-9:30 am
Review Monday, December 4, 9:40-10:30, Wednesday, December 6, 9:00-10:30