Dr. Neil Balmforth
This course provides an introduction to solution
methods for ODEs.
I. First-order ODEs (integrating factors, separable equations)
II. Second-order, constant coefficient ODEs (real, repeated and complex
roots; homogeneous and inhomogeneous)
III. Systems of ODEs
IV. Laplace Transform methods
V. Fourier series
VI. Solution of partial differential equations by separation of variables
Office hours: TBA
Assessment will involve coursework (homework problems) and examination.
Boyce and DiPrima,
``Elementary differential equations and boundary value problems''
E. Kreiszig, ``Advanced Engineering Mathematics''
Office hours: Mon 1pm, Wed 12pm, Fri 3pm
TA (Xiaowei Li)
office hours : Mon 10:30-12:00 (LSK 300C), Thu 12:30-14:00 (LSK 300B)
Webwork now online
Midterm 1: October 5
Midterm 2: November 2
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