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01:640:244 - Differential Equations for Engineering and Physics

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01:640:244 Differential Equations for Engineering and Physics (4)
First- and second-order ordinary differential equations; introduction to linear algebra and to systems of ordinary differential equations.
Prerequisite: CALC3. Credit restriction CR4.

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Approximate Syllabus, Math 244

All section numbers refer to Boyce and DiPrima, Elementary Differential Equations, 10th edition.
(ISBN: 9781119917748)

NOTE: This is a suggested syllabus, which individual instructors may revise.

LectureSections CoveredAssignments
(Reading, Maple)
 LectureSections CoveredAssignments
(Reading, Maple)
1 1.1, 1.2, 1.3 Reading: 2.3
Maple Lab 0
  15 3.8  
2 2.1     16 4.1, 7.1 Read 4.2, 4.3, 4.4
3 2.2     17 7.2, 7.3  
4 2.4, 2.8     18 7.3, 7.4  
5 2.5, 2.6 Maple Lab 1   19 7.7, 7.9  
6 2.7, 8.1     20 7.5, 7.6 Maple Lab 4
7 2.9 (After Ex. 1, to end)
8.2, 8.3
    21 7.6, 7.8  
8 3.1, 3.2     22 EXAM 2: through 7.6  
9 3.2,3.3 Maple Lab 2   23 9.1 (includes Fig. 9.1.9)  
10 3.3, 3.4     24 9.2, 9.3 Maple Lab 5
11 EXAM 1: through 3.2     25 9.4, 9.5  
12 5.4 to p. 274; 5.2 Read 5.1, 5.3   26 9.7  
13 3.5, 3.6     27 9.8  
14 3.7 Maple Lab 3   28 Review, Catch-up  

Suggested Homework Assignments

MATH 244 All section numbers refer to Boyce and DiPrima, Elementary Differential Equations, 10th edition.

NOTE: Individual instructors may choose to prepare different assignments.

SectionProblemsSectionProblems
Chapter 1Chapter 5
1.1 1, 2, 5 5.1 1, 6, 8, 9, 14, 18
1.2 1, 2, 7, 9, 12, 13 5.2 2, 6, 12, 15, 18
1.3 1, 3, 4, 6, 8, 13, 18 5.3 1, 3, 7, 8, 12, 16
Chapter 2 5.4 2, 9, 15, 35
2.1 2, 8, 13, 22 Chapter 7
2.2 3, 8, 9, 17 7.1 4, 5, 6, 7
2.3 7, 8, 13, 14, 16, 20, 23, 27, 29, 30 7.2 2, 3, 4, 8, 11, 22, 26
2.4 1, 7, 15, 18 7.3 2, 3, 7, 11, 14, 16, 22
2.5 2, 7, 9, 22 7.4 4, 6
2.6 2, 3, 5, 8, 9, 14, 19, 26 7.5 3, 12, 16, 17, 19
2.7 2 7.6 3, 8, 9, 13
2.9 14, 16, 19 7.8 3, 8
Chapter 3Chapter 8
3.1 3, 6, 10, 16, 18, 21 8.1 8, 16, 19
3.2 2, 6, 7, 11, 13, 24,29,33 8.2 2, 7
3.3 1, 4, 7, 16, 17, 22, 24 8.3 2, 7
3.4 2, 7, 11, 14, 15, 19, 23 Chapter 9
3.5 4, 10, 17, 20, 25 9.1 1, 2, 13, 18
3.6 1, 7, 15 9.2 2, 8
3.7 1, 4, 5, 8, 15, 19 9.3 4, 13, 16
3.8 2, 5, 7, 11 9.4 5, 8
Chapter 4 9.5 1, 6, 14
4.1 1, 6, 7, 13, 17, 20, 21 9.7 1,5
4.2 2, 10, 11, 19, 23, 28 9.8 1,4,5,9
4.3 3, 9, 12, 17  
4.4 2,3,4  

 

This selection of problems was prepared by Professor E. R. Speer in 2009, and slightly modified, based on the 10th edition, by M. Kiessling in Fall 2015.

NOTES:

  1. The individual instructors may assign Maple labs according to their own preferences.
  2. It is suggested that Maple labs be collected two weeks after they are assigned.

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