**Instructor:**Richard Sowers**Office**: 347 Illini Hall**Phone**: (217) 333-6246**email**: r-sowers@math.uiuc.edu**Home page**:`https://math.uiuc.edu/~r-sowers`(this syllabus can be found there)**Office Hours**: M 11-1 and W 12-1 and by appointment**Class meets**: MTWRF 1-1:50 P.M. in 141 Altgeld Hall

**Outline**: This course is intended for engineering students and others who require a working knowledge of differential equations, included are techniques and applications of ordinary differential equations, linear systems of differential equations, and an introduction to partial differential equations.

**Grading policy**: Final grades will be determined on the basis
of the total numerical score. Relative
weights are:

Final: | 26% of grade |

Hourly Exam 1: | 18% of grade |

Hourly Exam 2: | 18% of grade |

Hourly Exam 3: | 18% of grade |

Weekly Quizzes: | 10% of grade |

Homework: | 10% of grade |

**Final exam**: Final is 1:30-4:30 PM, Saturday, May 6**Hourly exams**: These exams will be given in class on February 13th, March 13th, and April 24th.**Quizzes**: There will be 12 surprise quizzes, each worth 5 points. The two lowest scores on these quizzes will be dropped. The quizzes will be administered at the beginning of class.**Homework**: There will be homework assignments. Homework is due in the first ten minutes of class. Late homework will NOT be accepted.**Extra Credit**: There will be some challenge problems which will be extra credit.

- Introduction
- Lecture 1 (roughly Chapters 1.2-1.3)
- Lecture 2 (roughly Chapter 1.4)
- Lecture 3 (roughly Chapter 1.5)
- Lecture 4 (roughly Chapter 1.6)
- Lecture 5 (roughly Chapter 2.3)
- Lecture 6 (roughly Chapter 3.1)
- Lecture 7 (roughly Chapter 3.1, continued)
- Lecture 8 (roughly Chapter 3.4)
- Lecture 9 (roughly Chapter 3.5)
- Lecture 10 (roughly Chapter 3.8)
- Lecture 11 (roughly Chapter 5)
- Lecture 12 (roughly Chapter 5)
- Lecture 13 (roughly Chapter 5)
- Lecture 14 (roughly Chapter 5)
- Lecture 15 (end of Chapter 5)
- Lecture 16 (Chapter 9)
- Lecture 17 (Chapter 9)
- Lecture 18 (Chapter 9)
- Lecture 19 (Chapter 9)
- Lecture 20 (Chapter 9)
- Lecture 21 (Chapter 9)
- Lecture 22 (Chapter 9)
- Some worked problems from Chapter 1

Department of Mathematics

University of Illinois
at Urbana-Champaign

1409 W Green St.

Urbana, IL 61801

r-sowers@math.uiuc.edu
(217) 333-6246