SYLLABUS
MAT 274  Elementary Differential Equations
SPRING 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: 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 (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 Monday, January 29
HW#2, sections  2.2, 2.4-2.6: due to Monday, February 12
HW#3, sections 2.7: due to Monday, February 19
HW#4, sections 3.1-3.3: due to Friday, March 2
HW#5, sections 3.4-3.6: due to Monday, March 26
HW#6, section 3.7: due to Monday, March 26
HW#7, section 7.1-7.3: due to Friday, April 13
HW#8, section 7.5-7.6, 6.1-6.2: due to

Tests
Test#1  Monday, February 19
Review  Friday, February 16
Chapters 1-2, sections: 1.1-1.3 & 2.1-2.2,  2.4-2.8
are on the test.
Test#2  Monday, March 26
Review  Friday, March 23
Chapter 3,  sections: 3.1-3.7 are on the test.

Quizzes
Quiz#1  Wednesday, Jan. 31, sections 1.1, 2.1
Quiz#2  Friday, March 2.
Quiz#3  Friday, March 30
Quiz#4  Friday, April 13
Quiz#5  Friday, April

Final Exam Monday, May, 7:40-9:30 am
Review