Fall 2014 - MATH 215/255 - Section 101

Ordinary Differential Equations


Kevin Henriot

Office: Mathematics building, M209
Email: khenriot (at) math (dot) ubc (dot) ca
Office hours: Monday 2:00-3:30 PM, Thursday 10:30-12:00 AM.
Office hours room: Leonard S. Klinck building, LSK300B/LSK300C.

Class and exam schedule

We meet on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 8:00 to 9:00 am, from September 3 to November 28. The class takes place in room 201 of the Leonard S. Klinck building. There are two midterms on October 1 and on November 5. The date of the final exam will be posted here when known.


Homework is due weekly on Wednesdays, before the beginning of the class.
Homework 1, solution, September 17.
Homework 2 is due on September 24.

Lecture notes

September 15, Lecture 6.
September 17, Lecture 7.
September 19, Lecture 8.


Official sources:
Lebl - Differential equations for engineers. Freely available here.
Braun - Differential equations and their applications, subsection 1.9. Used for exact equations (see outline).

Complementary sources:
Boyce and di Prima - Elementary differential equations and boundary value problems, any edition.
Logan - A first course in differential equations, 2nd edition.