Introduction to Differential Equations
Math 385, Section B1, Fall 2004


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Course News


Course Details

  • Lectures: MWF 9:00 - 9:50AM in Henry 156

  • Instructor: Ely Kerman, ekerman@math.uiuc.edu

  • Office & Telephone: Illini Hall 331, 265-6710

  • Office Hours: MW 4:00 - 5:30 PM

  • Textbook (required): C. H. Edwards and D. E. Penney, Differential equations and boundary value problems: Computing and modeling, 3rd edition.

  • Course Material: We will cover most of Chapters 1,2,3 and 9.

  • Software: We will be using the free software package Iode to supplement the course material. You do not need any prior computing experience. Iode runs inder Matlab and can be downloaded by engineering students for free here. If you are a non-engineering student then you must email me during the first week, giving your Net ID, so that I can create a free account for you.
  • Grading:
    • Weekly Homework (25%), Three In-class exams (45%), Comprehensive Final Exam (30%)


Homework Assignments

  • Assignment #1 (due Wed. Sept. 8) : Section 1.1 : 10,15,18,24,27,36 ; Section 1.2 : 3,10,13.

  • Assignment #2 (due Wed. Sept. 15) : Complete and hand in the required material for questions 1-6 (only) of IODE project 1; Section 1.4 : 13,17,34,45,51; Section 1.5 : 3,7,17,21.

  • Assignment #3 (due Wed. Sept. 22) :Section 1.6 : 5,13,23,29; Section 2.1 : 5,7,10,30.

  • Assignment #4 (due Wed. Sept. 29) : Section 2.1: 26 ; Section 2.2: 3, 5, 9; Section 2.4: 3, 5; Section 2.5: 5.

  • Bonus Assignment (due Wed. Oct.6) : IODE project 2 (Note: only complete assignments will be considered.)

  • Assignment #5 (due Wed. Oct. 13) : Section 3.1: 7, 35, 40 ; Section 3.2: 1, 5, 9, 13; Section 3.3: 5, 9, 13.

  • Assignment #6 (due Wed. Oct. 20) : Section 3.3: 21, 25, 29, 33 ; Section 3.4: 1, 4, 24, 25, 26.

  • Assignment #7 (due Wed. Oct. 27) : Section 3.5: 3, 5, 7, 22, 24, 27, 31 ; Section 3.6: 3. 13.

  • Assignment #8 (due Wed. Nov. 3) : Section 3.5: 53, 54 ; Section 3.6: 15 ; Section 3.8: 3, 5.

  • Assignment #9 (due Fri. Nov. 19) : Section 9.1: 4, 12, 15 ; Section 9.2: 3, 7.

  • Assignment #10 (due Fri. Dec. 3) : Section 9.2: 15, 17, 21 ; Section 9.3: 7, 12, 13, 17.