Class InfoClass Number: Math 205Dates: Sep 1, 2011  Dec 5, 2011 Room: NS 218 Meeting time:
Purpose: Introduction to Ordinary Differential Equations and the Laplace Transform Text: W.E. Boyce & R.C. DiPrima, Elementary Differential Equations and Boundary Value Problems, 9th Ed., Wiley 2010 

Week  Topics  Chapters 
1  Introduction  1.1 
2  Solution and Classification  1.23 
3  Linear Equations  2.1 
4  Separable Equations  2.2 
5  Modeling  2.3 
6  Nonlinear Equations  2.4 
7  Autonomous Equations  2.5 
8  Midterm Exam  
9  Homogeneous Equations  3.12 
10  The Wronskian and Complex Roots  3.23 
11  Repeated Roots and MUC  3.45 
12  Laplace Transform  6.12 
13  Discontinuous Functions  6.34 
14  Impulse Functions and Convolution Integral  6.56 
15  Final Exam 
Attendance  10% 
Midterm:  40% 
Final:  50% 