Any in-class announcement, verbal or written, is considered

official addendum to this syllabus.

A(A-, A, A+) = 90 - 100%

B(B-, B, B+) = 80 - 89%

C = 70 - 79%

D = 60 - 69%

E = 0 - 59%

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.

**Section
Problems**

**2.1**
Do only part ( c ) of 1,6; 14,16,20,28,30.

**2.2 **
1,5,6; do only part ( a ) of 10,11,14; 21**
2.4** 3,5,6,8

6.2

7.2

7.5

7.6

* homework problem for grading

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dfields.mws

dfields.html

**History
of Mathematics Archive**

__Homework__

**HW A**, review due
to Wednesday, September 3.

**HW B**, sections 2.1 - 2.2:
due to, Wednesday, September 8

**HW C**, sections
2.4 - 2.6: due to Wednesday,
September 24

**HW D**, review due
to Friday, October 3

**HW E**, sections 3.1 -
3.3, 3.5: due to Monday, October 20

**HW F**, sections 3.6 - 3.7:
due to Monday, November 10

**HW G**, sections 7.1 - 7.5: recommended
problems with * due to Monday, November 21

Test#1

Chapter 2, sections: 2.1-2.2, 2.4-2.6 are on the test.

Topics:

(a) linear equations

(b) separable equations

(c) exact equations

(d) Fundamental theorem (Theorem 2.4.2)

(e) Euler's method

Test#2

Chapter 3, sections: 3.1-3.3, 3.5, 3.6-3.7; Chapter 7, sections: 7.1-7.3. 7.5;

Topics:

(e) second order linear equations with constant coefficients

(f) complex and repeated roots in the characteristic equation; reduction of order

(g) linear dependence and independence, Wronskian and Abel's theorem

(a) nonhomogeneous equations: method of undetermined coefficients, variation of paremeters

(b) matrices, eigenvalues and eigenvectors

(c) basic theory of systems of first order linear equations (Theorems Th 7.4.1-7.4.3)

(d) homogeneous linear systems with constant coefficients

Homework problems to review:

7.5

__Quizzes__

** Quiz#1 Wednesday, September
8,** sections 2.1-2.2

Chapter 6, sections 6.1, 6.2 are on the quiz:

(e) complex eigenvalues

(f) Laplace transform

Problems to review:

7.6

6.2

__Final Exam__**Monday, December
15 ** in SCOB 228, regular classroom,

Topics:

(1) linear equations

(2) separable equations

(3) exact equations

(4) Fundamental theorem (Theorem 2.4.2)

(5) Second order linear equations with constant coefficients

(6) Linear dependence and independence, Wronskian and Abel's
theorem

(7) complex and repeated roots in the characteristic equation;
reduction of order

(8) nonhomogeneous equations: method of undetermined coefficients,
variation of paremeters

(9) matrices, eigenvalues and eigenvectors

(10) basic theory of systems of first order linear equations
(Theorems Th 7.4.1-7.4.3)

(11) homogeneous linear systems with constant coefficients

(12) complex eigenvalues

(13) Laplace transform

__Reviews__

**Monday, December 8 **, SCOB 228, 10:45 - 11:35
am