Math 385, Section B1, Fall 2004

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- The exam will take place in our usual lecture room.
- No calculators or formula sheets will be allowed for the exam.
- For the final exam you are
responsible for the following material:
- Chapter 1: You need to know everything except the very last part of Section 1.6 called ``Reducible Second-Order Equations" (pp 69-71).
- Chapter 2: In class we covered everything except Section 2.3. For the exam you will be not be responsible for Sections 2.5 and 2.6.
- Chapter 3: In class we covered everything except Section 3.7. You do not need to memorize the formulas for practical resonance. However, you should know what phenomenon the word `resonance' refers to.
- Chapter 9: In class we covered everything except Sections 9.4 and 9.7. You should know how to derive the formal series solutions that appear in Sections 9.5 and 9.6. (For example, Thm 1 on page 613 and Thm 2 on page 616.)

- Chapter 1: You need to know everything except the very last part of Section 1.6 called ``Reducible Second-Order Equations" (pp 69-71).
- If you have a conflict
with the exam then you must contact me via email by Friday Dec 10.
(You officially have a conflict if you have more then 2 exams within
a 24 hour period.)
- The
**pre-exam office hours**will be the following: Wed Dec 8 from 2-4PM; Fri Dec 10 from 3-5PM; Mon Dec 13 from 1-3PM. - The
**final exam**will take place from 8:00-11:00 AM, Thursday, December 16. **Suggested problems for the latest material**: Section 9.5: 7, 10, 13, 15 ; Section 9.6: 3, 5, 9.- There will be no third in-class exam. The revised grading scheme will be as follows:.
**Weekly Homework**(25%),**Two In-class Exams**(30%),**Comprehensive Final Exam**(45%) - The solutions of the second
in-class exam are here. The average score was 44/60.
- The pre-exam office hours
will be the following: Wed Nov 3 from 2-3PM and 5-6PM; Fri Nov 5 from 3-4PM; Mon Nov 8 from 1:30-3PM.
- Our second in-class exam
will be on Wednesday Nov. 10. It will cover the material in Chapter 3.
- The solutions of the first
in-class exam are here.
The average score was 38/55.
- There will be office
hours on Friday Oct. 1 from 3-5 PM.
- Our first in-class exam will
be on Monday Oct. 4. It will cover the material up to and including
Section 2.5. Calculators may not be used for the exam.
- We will have our first Iode
lab meeting on Friday Sept. 3 at 9:00 am.

This will take place in the Digital computer lab (DCL) which is at Springfield and Mathews. We will occupy the Unix lab in Rm L426, and the Linux Lab which is also in Rm L426.Please print out and read the manual before the first lab.

**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%)

**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.