Fall 2019 Math 2410Q

Syllabus Fall 2019

Lecture Notes (updated Sep.6 2019)

Textbook Information

  • “A First Course in Differential Equations with Modeling Applications(11E)” by Dennis G. Zill. Purchasing detail see Math 2410Q Book Options.pdf.
  • WebAssign access is NOT required.

Supplementary Materials

Practices

Week 1 ———– Solution
Week 2 ———– Solution
Week 3 ———– Solution

Tentative Schedule

Actual schedule subject to change, please check HuskyCT for up to date information.

W1 8/26: 1.1 (1) Intro (1): Definitions and Terminology
8/28: 1.1(2)+1.2 Intro (2), Initial-Value Problems
8/30: 1.4 Newton’s Law, Practice
W2 9/2: 🙂 Labor Day
9/4: 2.1(1) Solution Curve, Direction Field, Phase Portrait
9/6: 2.2 Separable Equation, Practice
W3 9/9: 2.1(2) Quiz, Autonomous Equation
9/11: 2.4(1)+2.3(1) Exact Equation, Linear Equation(formula)
9/13: Practice
W4 9/16: 2.3(2) Quiz, Linear Equation(theory)
9/18: 2.4(2)+2.5(1) Make Nonexact DE Exact, Bernoulli DE
9/20: 2.5(2) Homogeneous Equation, Reduction to Separation of Variables, Practice
W5 9/23: 2.6+9.1 Quiz, Euler’s Method, Error Analysis
9/25: 7.1 Definition of Laplace Transform, Review
9/27: 🙂 EXAM 1
W6 9/30: 7.2 Inverse Transforms and Transforms of Derivatives
10/2: 7.2*+7.3(1) Partial Fraction Decomposition, Translation on the s-Axis
10/4: 7.3(2) Translation on the t-Axis, Practice
W7 10/7: 7.4(1) Quiz, Derivative of a Transform
10/9: 7.4(2)+7.6 Transform of Integrals and Periodic Functions, System of DEs
10/11: Practice
W8 10/14: 3.1 Quiz, Linear Models
10/16: 3.2 Nonlinear Models
10/18: 3.3 Modeling with System, Practice
W9 10/21: 4.1(1) Quiz, Preliminary Theory of Higher Order Linear Equations
10/23: 4.1(1)+4.3(1) Pre. Theo. of Higher Order Linear Eq’s, Complex Number Overview
10/25 Review
W10 10/28: 🙂 EXAM 2
10/30: 4.3(2) Homogeneous Linear Equation with Constant Coefficients
11/1: 4.2 Reduction of Order, Practice
W11 11/4: 4.6(1) Quiz, Variation of Parameter(formula)
11/6: 4.4 Undetermined Coefficients – Superposition Approach
11/8: 4.6(2) Variation of Parameters(theory), Practice
W12 11/11: 4.7 Quiz, Cauchy-Euler Equations
11/13: ch5+8.1(1) Boundary Value Problem, Preliminary Theory of Linear System(1)
11/15: 8.1(2) Preliminary Theory of Linear System(2), Practice
W13 11/18: B Quiz, Matrices
11/20: 8.2(1) Homogeneous Linear System (1)
11/22: 8.2(2) Homogeneous Linear System (2)
W14 🙂 Thanksgiving Recess
W15 12/2: 8.2(3) Homogeneous Linear System(3)
12/4 Quiz, Review
12/6 Review
W16 Final Exam: Cumulative