SYLLABUS
MAT 274  Elementary Differential Equations
FALL 2001*


  *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: 9:00 - 9:30, 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 tree regular in class exams (3*100);
                         homework and quizzes (100)
                         and a comprehensive final exam (200)
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 Wednesday, September 5
HW#2, sections  2.2, 2.4-2.7: due to Monday, September 24
HW#3, sections 3.1-3.4: due to Wednesday, October 10
HW#4, sections 3.5-3.7,  7.1-7.3: due to Wednesday, October 31
HW#5, sections 7.4-7.6: due to Monday, November 19
HW#6, section 6.1-6.2:  due to Friday, November 30
 

Tests
Test#1  Monday, September 24
Review  Friday, September 21
Chapters 1-2, sections: 1.1-1.3 & 2.1-2.2,  2.4-2.8
are on the test.
Test#2  Wednesday, October 31
Review  Monday, October  29
Chapter 3,  sections: 3.1-3.7 are on the test.
Chapter 7, sections: 7.1-7.3
Test#3  Friday, November 30
Review  Wednesday, November 28
Chapters 6 - 7,  sections:  6.1-6.2, 7.4-7.6 are on the test.

Quizzes
Quiz#1  Wednesday, September 5, sections 1.1, 2.1
Quiz#2 Wednesday, October 10, sections 3.1-3.4
Quiz#3 Friday, November 9, sections 7.1-7.5
Quiz#4 Wednesday, November 27, sections 6.1-6.2

Final Exam Wednesday, December 12, 7:40 - 9:30, PSA 107
Reviews  Monday, December 3, 11:40-12:30, PSA 107; Wednesday, December 5, 11:00-12:00, PSA 107.

GRADES