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:
03/25/2014
The second midterm will be at Friday April 11, 10:20 am  11:10 am, Blocker 149.
Instructor:
Murtazo Nazarov
Office: Blocker 608p
Email: murtazo"AT"math"DOT"tamu"DOT"edu
Office hours: Mondays 1:00pm2:00pm, or by appointments
Class hours
Lectures: Mondays and Wednesdays, 10:20 am  11:10 am, Blocker 128
Fridays, 10:20 am  11:10 am, Blocker 149
Help sessions
WeekInReview
By Dr. Mariya Vorobets
Sessions: Wednesdays 5:307:30 pm, Blocker 117
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: Friday February 28, 10:20 am  11:10 am, Blocker 149
Midterm 2: Friday April 4, 10:20 am  11:10 am, Blocker 149
Final: Tuesday May 6, 8:00 am  10:00am, room TBA
Grading:
Quizzes: 30%
Midterms: 20%+20%=40%
Final: 30%
Weekly plan:
Week 1: (Jan 13  Jan 17) sec. 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.2
Homework:
page 7: 1,3,5
page 15: 1,2,3,4,9
page 25: 1,3,5,7,8,11,15,17
page 47: 1,2,3,5,6,23
Week 2: (Jan 20  Jan 25) sec. 2.1, 2.3
Homework:
page 39: 15, 1319
Read Chapter 2.3
Quiz 1.
Week 3: (Jan 27  Jan 31) sec. 2.4, 2.5, 2.6
Homework:
page 75: 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,9,10,25,27
page 88: 3,4,5,6,7,8,9
page 99: 3,4,5,10,11,13,18
Quiz 2.
Week 4: (Feb 3  Feb 7) sec. 7.2, 7.3
Homework:
page 371: 1,2,8,9,10,11,21,22,23,25
Quiz 3.
Week 5: (Feb 10  Feb 14) sec. 7.3, 7.4
Homework:
page 383: 1,3,7,8,13,16,18,20,22,25
Quiz 4.
Week 6: (Feb 17  Feb 21) sec. 3.1, 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 5.
Week 7: (Feb 24  Feb 28) 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 7.2: p.371/10,15,22,24
Section 7.3: p.383/2,4,6
Week 8: (Mar 3  Mar 7) sec. 3.5, 3.6
Homework:
page 183: 38,19,20,21,23,25
page 189: 14,5,7,11,13,15,21
Week 9: (Mar 17  Mar 21) sec. 3.7
Quiz 6.
page 202: 2,3,4,6,14,19
Quiz 7.
Week 10: (Mar 24  Mar 28) sec. 6.1, 6.2
Homework:
page 311: 1,2,4,5,11,14,15
page 320: 1,3,5,7,11,13,15,17,21,22
Quiz 8.
Week 11: (Mar 31  Apr 4) sec. 6.3, 6.4, 6.5
Homework:
page 328: 1,2,5,7,10,12,14,15,17,21,23
page 336: 1,2,3,4,7,9
page 343: 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,25
Quiz 9.
Week 12: (Apr 7  Apr 11) sec 6.6, review for exam 2, exam 2
Quiz 10.
Review for Midterm 2: Solve all quizzes, look at the following Chapters/problems:
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
Section 6.1: p.311/5,11,15
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
Programming assignment. Deadline: Monday April 28.
Grading: Provided that the grades are 30% for quizzes, 20% for midterm 1 and
and 20% for midterm 2,
the project grade may replace the lowest 15% of one of them, if it helps.
Examination: You can work and write a report in a group of two.
Submit the report before the deadline, then book a time for the oral presentation,
where you will have to run your code and explain your solutions.
euler.m
Matlab documentation.
Week 13: (Apr 14  Apr 18) sec. 7.1, 7.3, 7.4
Homework:
page 359: 1,2,3,5,6,7,8,9,10,14,15,18
page 383: 1,3,7,8,13,16,18,20,22,25
Week 14: (Apr 21  Apr 25) sec. 7.4, 7.5, 7.6
Homework:
page 398: 1,3,5,11,12,15,16,24,25
page 409: 1,3,4,5
page 428: 1,2,3,4,7,8,9
Quiz 11.
Week 15: 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 7.6: p.409: 1,3
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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