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**
Solve 3,5; 8

6.2

7.2

7.5

7.6

* homework problem to review

deplot.mws

deplot.html

dfields.mws

dfields.html

**History
of Mathematics Archive**

__Homework__

**HW A**, review
due to Monday, January 24.

**HW B**, sections
2.1 - 2.2: due to Monday, January 31

**HW C**,
sections 2.4 - 2.6: due to Friday, February 11

**HW D**, sections
3.1 - 3.2; due to March 2

**HW E/F**, sections
3.3, 3.5: 3.6 : due to April 1

**HW G**, sections 7.1
- 7.5: recommended problems with * due to May 9

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

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 parameters

Homework problems to review: with *

Chapter 7, sections 7.1-7.6.

(a) matrices, eigenvalues and eigenvectors

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

(c) homogeneous linear systems with constant coefficients

(d) complex roots

__Quizzes__

** Quiz#1
Monday, January 21,** sections 2.1-2.2

__Final Exam__**Monday, May
9 ** in LL60, 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

Practice final

__Review__

**Monday, May 2**, LL60, 10:45 - 11:35
am