Objectives
In this class you will get skills to solve the first order, linear second order and systems of linear differential equations. At the end of the course you are expected to be able to solve all types of problems discussed during class and assigned from the text.
News
11/12/13
The page and section numbers for the review questions of Midterm 2 are fixed, please take a look.
08/26/13
The course starts on Tuesday, Sep 27, Bloker 117.
Teachers
Instructor:
Murtazo Nazarov
Office: Blocker 608p
Email: murtazo"AT"math"DOT"tamu"DOT"edu
Office hours: Tuesdays 2:15pm3:15pm, or by appointments
Class hours
Lectures: Tuesdays, 12:45 pm2:00 pm, Blocker 117
Thursdays, 12:45 pm2:00 pm, Blocker 128
Help sessions
WeekInReview
By Dr. Fanny Dos Reis
Sessions: Mondays, 5:30 pm7:30 pm, Blocker 149
Textbook
Text: Boyce/DiPrima, Elementary Differential Equations: Custom TAMU Edition, Wiley, ISBN 9781118133712
Prerequisites:
MATH 251 or equivalent; knowledge of computer algebra system.
Homework:
Solving the homework problems in time helps you to understand the subject, get more learning experience and get prepared to quizzes, midterm and final exams. The homework assignments are not graded but it is highly recommended to solve them in time. There will be one programming assignment, where you can work in a group of two. You will have to run your code and explain your solution. A bonus point is given if you are done the programming assignment in time and correctly.
Quizzes:
Quizzes will usually be given on Fridays, except during the midterm weeks.
Examinations:
There will be two midterm and one final examinations.
Midterm 1: Thursday, October 10, during class time, Blocker 128
Midterm 2: Thursday, November 14, during class time, Blocker 128
Final: Wednesday, December 11 (8:0010:00am), Blocker 128
Grading:
Quizzes: 40%
Midterms: 20%+20%=40%
Final: 20%
Weekly plan:
Week 1: (Aug 26  Aug 30) sec. 1.1, 1.2, 2.1.
Homework:
page 15: 1,2,3,4,9
Read Chapter 1.3 and solve: page 25: 120
page 39: 15, 1319
Week 2: (Sep 2  Sep 6) sec. 2.22.5
Homework:
page 47: 1,2,3,5,6,23
Read Chapter 2.3
page 75: 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,9,10,25,27
Quiz 1.
Week 3: (Sep 9  Sep 13) sec. 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 3.1
Homework:
page 89: 3,4,5,6,7,8,9
page 99: 3,4,5,10,11,13,18
Quiz 2.
Week 4: (Sep 16  Sep 20) sec. 3.2, 3.3, 3.4
Homework:
page 144: 17, 9,10,23
page 155: 1,2,3,5,17,24,25,37
page 163: 15,810,17,18, 29
page 171: 47,1113,15,16
Quiz 3.
Week 5: (Sep 23  Sep 27) sec. 3.5, 3.6
Homework:
page 183: 38,19,20,21,23,25
page 189: 14,5,7,11,13,15,21
Quiz 4.
Week 6: (Sep 30  Oct 4) sec. 3.7, 4.1, 4.2
Homework:
page 202: 2,3,4,6,14,19
page 224: 16, 11,13,15
page 232: 11,13,16,17,18,29,31,33
Quiz 5.
Week 7: (Oct 7  Oct 11) review for exam 1, exam 1
Review for Midterm 1: Solve all quizzes, look at the following Chapters/problems:
Section 1.3: p.24/3,4
Section 2.1: p.39/13
Section 2.2: p.47/7
Section 2.4: p.76/13
Section 2.5: p.89/10
Section 2.6: p.100/7
Section 3.2: p.155/7,24
Section 3.3: p.163/22
Section 3.4: p.171/12
Section 3.5: p.183/17
Section 3.6: p.189/7,12
Section 3.7: p.202/3,7,19
Week 8: (Oct 14  Oct 18) sec 6.1, 6.2
Homework:
311: 1,2,4,5,11,14,15
page 320: 1,3,5,7,11,13,15,17,21,22
Week 9: (Oct 21  Oct 25) sec 6.3
Homework:
page 328: 1,2,5,7,10,12,14,15,17,21,23
Quiz 6.
Week 10: (Oct 28  Nov 1) sec 6.46.6
Homework:
page 336: 1,2,3,4,7,9
page 343: 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,25
Quiz 7.
Week 11: (Nov 4  Nov 8) sec 7.17.2
Quiz 8.
Homework:
page 359: 1,2,3,5,6,7,8,9,10,14,15,18
page 371: 1,2,10,11,21,22,23,25
Quiz 9.
Week 12: (Nov 11  Nov 15) review for exam 2, exam 2
Review for Midterm 2: Solve all quizzes, look at the following Chapters/problems:
Section 6.1: p.311/1,2,4,5,11,14,15
Section 6.2: p.320/11,12
Section 6.3: p.328/7,15,16
Section 6.4: p.336/5,6,9
Section 6.5: p.343/3,7,8
Section 7.1: p.359/5,8.10
Section 7.2: p.371/10,15,22,24
Section 7.3: p.383/4,18,22
Programming assignment. Deadline: Monday 25.
Matlab documentation.
Week 13: (Nov 18  Nov 22) sec 7.37.4
Homework:
page 383: 1,3,7,8,13,16,18,20,22,25
Week 14: (Nov 25  Nov 29) sec 7.47.5, 7.8
Homework:
page 398: 1,3,5,11,12,15,16,24,25
page 428: 1,2,3,4,7,8,9
Week 15: (Dec 11) Final Exam
Review for the final:
Solve all quizzes, midterm 1 and midterm 2. You should expect 23
questions from there. And look at the following Chapters/problems:
Section 7.1: p.359: 2,4
Section 7.3: p.383: 5,6,20,21
Section 7.5: p.398: 3,15,29
Section 7.8: p.428: 2,7,10
MakeUp Policy:
Makeups for exams will only be given with documented Universityapproved excuses (see University Regulations). Consistent with University Student Rules, students are required to notify an instructor by the end of the next working day after missing an exam. Otherwise, they forfeit their rights to a makeup.
Scholastic Dishonesty:
Students may work together and discuss the homework problems with each other. Copying work done by others is an act of scholastic dishonesty and will be prosecuted to the full extent allowed by University policy. For more information on university policies regarding scholastic dishonesty, see University Student Rules.
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