Math 3430 Spring 2019
Ordinary Differential Equations (ODE)
Instructor
Prof. Czubak
Office Hours: Math 319 W 3-4, Th 4-5

Textbook
Worldwide Differential Equations with Linear Algebra by Robert McOwen
You can buy it here. Both pdf and hardcopies are available.

Syllabus

Quiz Template

HW 1: Due 1/18 Review the limit definition of the derivative; Section 1.1 Ex 1, 2;
HW 2: Due 1/25 Section 1.2 Ex 1 (Use Direction (slope) Field plotter), Ex 3;
HW 3: Due 2/1 Section 1.2 Ex 2, Section 1.3 Ex 1, 2, 3
HW 4: Due 2/8 Section 1.4 Ex 1, 2 a), b), c)
HW 5: Due 2/15 Section 1.5. Ex 1, 2; Ex 3 (check only if exact)

Exam 1: Fri, Feb 22nd, in class, 9am-10am
Review HW 1-5 and Quizzes 1-5.
Section 1.5 Ex 3 (after checking exact on the last HW, now solve if exact)
More practice problems: Section 1.5 Ex 4, Section 1.6 Ex 7-9, 15-24
Exam 1: solutions

HW 6: Due 3/1 pdf
HW 7: Due 3/8 pdf
HW 8: Snow Day: Now Due 3/18 Section 2.3 Ex 1, 2, 3
HW 9: Due 3/22 Section 2.5 Ex 1, 2
HW 10: Due 4/5 Section 2.5 Ex 3, 4 a, c, d; Section 3.1 Ex 3, 4 a, e; 5 b, c, f; 6 a, b;

Exam 2: Fri, April 12th, in class, 9am-10am
Chapter 2: Sections 2.1-2.3, 2.5; Chapter 3: Section 3.1
Review HW 6-10 and Quizzes 6-10
More practice problems
Exam 2: solutions

HW 11: Due 4/19 Section 3.1 7 a, b, c; , Section 3.2 Ex 3 b, e; Section 3.3 Ex 1 a, d, f; 2 a, c; Ex 3 b, c; 4 a; Section 3.4 2; 3c, d;
HW 12: Due 4/26 Section 3.4 4a; 5b, c, d; Section 3.5 1a, d; 2a; 4a, c; Section 7.1 Ex 1 i) a, b, c; Section 7.2 Ex 1 b, c, d;
HW 13: Due 5/1 Section 7.3 Ex 1 a, b, c; 2 a, b;

Final Exam Topics
Wednesday, May 8th, 1:30pm-4pm, MUEN E113 (our usual classroom)
Office Hours Wed 5/1 3-4, Tue 5/7 11-12

Supplemental materials
Direction (slope) Field plotter

Worksheet for the Existence & Uniqueness Thm

Definition of a solution for an ODE

Exact Equations Worksheet: blank solved

Quiz 5 Solutions

Outline of the Methods and Difficulties from Chapter 1

Annihilator Method

Laplace Transform Table

Summary of Systems

More reading: Differential Equations and Their Applications: An Introduction to Applied Mathematics by Martin Braun (free digital copy available from the Library).