MAT 234-KA (CRN: 47975):  Elementary Differential Equations        Spring 2019

 
Text:
Fundamentals of Differential Equations and Boundary Value Problems, 7th edition,
by Nagle, Saff, and Snider. 
Addison-Wesley, 2012.  ISBN: 978-0-321-97710-6
 
Suggested
The Student Solutions Manual


Grading: Homework (15%) - MyMathLab.com
Exams (50%*) - Thursday: February 28, March 28, April 25.
Final Exam (35%*) - Cumulative:  Tuesday, May 14 and Thursday, May 16.

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otherwise the Final Exam grade
will be used in it's place (see above).


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COURSE  OUTLINE

Topic
Chapter
Sections
   Introduction 1
  1, 2, 3, 4
   First-Order Differential Equations
2
  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
   Mathematical Models and Numerical Methods
3
  1, 2, 3, 4
   Linear Second-Order Equations
4
  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10
   Introduction to Systems and Phase Plane Analysis
5
  1, 2
   Theory of Higher-Order Linear Differential Equations
6
  1, 2
   Laplace Transforms
7
  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 10
   Series Solutions of Differential Equations
8
  1, 2, 3
   Partial Differential Equations*
10
  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

* If time permits.                                                                                                                                                                               

Homework Assignments

#
Date
Due Chapter
Section
Page
MyMathLab.com
Supplemental Problems
1
1/24
2/1
1
1
5
 1, 3, 5, 8, 15
 
2
1/24
2/1
1
2
13
 2, 4, 5, 11, 15, 21, 23, 27

3
1/29
2/3
1
3
21
 1, 3, 5, 7, 13, 16

4
1/29
2/3
1
4
28
 5, 9

5
2/5
2/10
2
2
46
 2, 4, 9, 15, 20, 23
 11, 14, 27, 33, 34
6
2/5
2/10
2
3
54
 2, 5, 8, 9, 15, 17, 19
 14, 20, 25, 26, 30, 35
7
2/7
2/19
2
4
64
 2-5, 9, 12, 14, 17, 26  18, 21, 25, 30, 33
8
2/12
2/21
2
5
69
 1, 3, 7, 8, 10, 13
 11, 15
9
2/14
2/26
2
6
76
 1, 7, 10, 13, 16, 17, 20, 21, 24, 28, 31
 18, 25, 29, 45, 46
10
3/6
3/10
3
2
100
 5, 6, 14, 19
 21, 22
11
3/6
3/11
3
3
107
 2, 7, 9
 4, 15
12
3/12
3/18
3
4
115
 3, 7, 9

13
3/14
3/21
4
1
157
 4, 7, 10

14
3/19
3/23
4
2
164
 4, 7, 11, 14, 15, 19, 27, 28, 37, 39, 44
 29, 34, 41
15


4
3
172
 10, 11, 16, 17, 19, 22, 27, 29(c), 35

16


4
4
180
 1-9, 11-19 odd, 22, 27-31 odd, 33, 36

17


4
5
186
 3, 7, 9-18, 20, 27, 31-35, 38, 39

18


4
6
191
 1, 3, 7, 18, 23

19


4
7
199
 9, 12, 19, 43

20


4
9
220
 1, 4, 7, 11, 16

21


4
10
227
 1, 9, 10, 12

22


5
2
249
 13, 15, 17, 20, 31

23


6
1
326
 19, 21

24


6
2
332
 1-3, 13, 19

25


7
2
360
 1, 4, 13, 17, 19

26


7
3
365
 1, 8, 16

27


7
4
374
 1-25 every other odd

28


7
5
382
 1, 7, 11, 18, 19, 28

29


7
6
390
 1-17 odd, 21-29 odd, 33

30


7
10
413
 1, 5, 11, 14, 19
31


8
1
425
 1, 3, 8, 13, 14

32


8
2
433
 1, 5, 8(a,e,f), 11, 18, 21

33


8
3
443
 1,2, 8, 9, 11, 15, 1820, 23, 27, 31, 34

34


10
1



35


10
2



36


10
3



37


10
4



38


10
5



39


10
6