Calendar

Week 1 (8/20 - 8/24)

MondayWednesdayFriday
Read Section 1.1-1.2
Differential Equations Terminology
Read Section 1.3
Slope Fields, Solution Curves, and Theorem 1
Read Section 1.4
Separable Equations and Applications

Week 2 (8/27 - 8/31)

MondayWednesdayFriday
Read Section 1.5
Linear First Order Equations, and Theorem 1
Read Section 2.1 and 2.3
Models
Read Section 2.2
Equilibrium Solutions and Stability

Week 3 (9/3 - 9/7)

MondayWednesdayFriday
Read Section 2.4
Numerical Approximation
Read Section 3.1
Intro: Second-Order Linear Equations
Lab 1 - Wall 380

Week 4 (9/10 - 9/14)

MondayWednesdayFriday
Read Section 3.2
General Solutions of Linear Equations
Read Section 3.3
Homogeneous Equations with Constant Coefficients
Review Sections 3.1 - 3.3

Week 5 (9/17 - 9/21)

MondayWednesdayFriday
Read Section 3.5
Nonhomogeneous Equations
and Undetermined Coefficients
Read Section 3.4
Mechanical Vibrations
Lab 2 - Wall 380

Week 6 (9/24 - 9/28)

MondayWednesdayFriday
Read Section 3.6
Forced Oscillations
and Resonance
Read Section 3.8
Endpoint Problems
and Eigenvalues
Review Sections 3.4-3.6 and 3.8

Week 7 (10/1 - 10/5)

MondayWednesdayFriday
Read Section 8.1
Power Series Review
Read Section 8.1
Power Series Solutions
Lab 3 - Wall 380

Week 8 (10/8 - 10/12)

MondayWednesdayFriday
Fall Break
Read Section 8.2
Series Solutions (Ordinary Points)
Read Section 8.2
Theory Discussion

Week 9 (10/15 - 10/19)

MondayWednesdayFriday
Read Section 8.3
Regular Singular Points
Read Section 8.3
Frobenius Solutions
Review Sections 8.1-8.3

Week 10 (10/22 - 10/26)

MondayWednesdayFriday
Read Section 4.1
First-Order Systems
Read Section 5.1
Matrices and Linear Systems
Lab 4 - Wall 380

Week 11 (10/29 - 11/2)

MondayWednesdayFriday
Read Section 5.2
The Eigenvalue Method
Read Section 5.3
A Gallery of Solution Curves
Read Section 5.5
Multiple Eigenvalue Solutions

Week 12 (11/5 - 11/9)

MondayWednesdayFriday
Review Section 5.5
More on multiple eigenvalue solutions
Read Section 5.6
Matrix Exponentials and Linear Systems
Read Section 5.7
Nonhomogeneous Linear Systems

Week 13 (11/12 - 11/16)

MondayWednesdayFriday
Read Section 6.1
Stability and the Phase Plane
Read Section 6.2
Linear and Almost Linear
Homework 5 - Due Today

Week 14 (11/19 - 11/23)

MondayWednesdayFriday
Lab 5 - Wall 380
Thanksgiving Break
Thanksgiving Break

Week 15 (11/26 - 11/30)

MondayWednesdayFriday
Read Section 7.1
Laplace Transforms
Read Section 7.2
Transformations of IVPs
Read Section 7.3
Translation and Partial Fractions

Week 16 (12/3 - 12/7)

MondayWednesdayFriday
Root-Finding Algorithms
for the Eigenvalue Problem
No Class
Study for Finals
Finals