Class InfoClass Number: Math 205Dates: Sep 4, 2013  Dec 6, 2013 Room: NS 218 Meeting time:
Purpose: Introduction to Ordinary Differential Equations Text: D.G. Zill, A First Course in Differential Equations with Modeling Applications, 10th Edition, Brooks/Cole 2013 

Week  Topics  Chapters 
1  Introduction  1.1 
2  Initial Value Problems and Models  1.23 
3  FirstOrder Equations  2.1 
4  Separable and Linear Equations  2.23 
5  Exact Equations and Substitution  2.45 
6  Numerical Method and Linear Models  2.6,3.1 
7  Midterm Exam  
8  Nonlinear Models  3.2 
9  HigherOrder Equations  4.1 
10  Solution Methods  4.23 
11  Undetermined Coefficients  4.45 
12  Variations of Parameters and CauchyEuler  4.67 
13  Greens Functions  4.8 
14  Elimination and Nonlinear Equations  4.910 
15  Final Exam 
Attendance  10% 
Midterm:  40% 
Final:  50% 