There will be biweekly quizzes (25% for all of them), 2
exams (each 20%) and the final (35%).
Quizzes and exams are scheduled on Tuesday (unless it
happens to be a snow day).
Quiz dates: 9/12, 9/26, 10/24, 11/7
1st Exam: 10/10
2nd Exam: 11/30 (This is
Thursday!)
Homework will not be collected.
Roughly, quizzes last for around 2530 minutes. Exam should run
for the whole 75 minutes.
Week  Section  Topic  Lecture date 
Exercises  Coming quiz/exam date 

1  1.1  Modeling  8/29, 9/1 
p.14: 2,3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 11, 21, 23 

2 
1.2  Separation of variables 
9/1, 9/5 
p.33: 1, 3, 7,
9, 11, 17, 28, 31, 34, 39, 41 

1.3  Slope fields  9/5 
p.47: 1, 5, 7,
8, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 18 

1.4  Euler's method 
9/7 
p. 61: 2, 5,
6, 11, 14 

3 
1.5  Existence/Uniqueness  9/7, 9/12 
p. 71: 1, 4,
9, 11, 13, 17 
Quiz on 9/12: Up to and including section 1.4 
1.6  The phase line  9/12: quiz 9/14 
p. 89: 1, 3,
5, 7, 13, 15, 20, 22, 23, 29, 32, 33, 35, 39, 43 

4 
1.7  Bifurcations  9/14, 9/19 
p. 106: 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 17  
1.8  Linear equations  9/19, 9/21 
p. 121: 1, 3,
8, 9, 12, 19, 24 

5 
1.9 
Integrating
factor 
9/21, 9/26 
p.133: 1, 5, 7, 10, 24 
Quiz on 9/26: Section 1.5 to 1.8. 
2.1  Modeling via systems  9/26: quiz 9/28 
p. 161: 1, 2,
3, 4, 7, 16, 20 

2.2  Geometry of systems  9/28 
p.178: 1, 3, 4, 7, 10, 12, 21, 27 

6 
2.4 
Special systems 
10/3 
p.189: 1, 3, 13a, b, c 

2.5 
Euler's method for systems 
10/3 
p.202: 3, 5 

2.6 
Existence/Uniqueness for systems 
10/5 
p.208: 3, 4, 5, 7, 8 
1st Exam on 10/10 

7 
Exam 1 
10/10 

3.1  Linear Systems  10/12 
p.258: 5, 8,
11, 14, 17, 18, 24, 27, 29 

8 
3.2  Straight Line Solutions  10/17, 10/19 
p. 277: 1, 4,
5, 7, 11b, 13b, 21 


3.3  Real eigenvalues 
10/19 
p. 293:1, 4,
7, 9,11, 13, 19, 21 

9 
3.4  Complex Eigenvalues  10/19, 10/24, 10/26 
p. 310: 1, 2,
3, 5, 9, 11, 15, 17, 19 (optional), 22, 23 
Quiz on 10/24: Section 3.1 to 3.3 
3.5  Repeated and zero eigenvalues

10/26 
p.327: 1, 3,
5, 7, 11, 19, 22a 

10 
3.6 
Second order linear equations  10/26, 10/31 
p.
342: 1, 2, 4, 8, 9, 13, 15, 21, 23 

4.1  Forced harmonic oscillators  11/2 
p. 399: 1, 3,
7, 9, 13, 17, 21, 27, 31, 33, 36, 37 

11 
4.2  Sinusoidal Forcing  11/2, 11/7 
p. 412: 1, 6,
9, 13, 15, 16, 19 
Quiz on 11/7: Section 3.4 to 3.6 
4.3  Resonance  11/9 
p. 424: 1, 5,
9, 13 

12 
6.1  Laplace Transforms  11/9, 11/14 
p. 577: 1, 3,
6, 7, 11, 13, 15, 17, 25 


6.2  Discontinuous Functions  11/16 
p. 585: 1, 3,
5,7, 9, 13, 15 

11/19 to 11/25 
Thanksgiving break 


review  11/28 

Exam 2 
11/30 

6.3 
Second order equations 
12/5 
p.600: 3, 5, 11, 15, 19, 21, 27, 29  
some comment on final exam 
12/7 

Final Exam 

6.4 
Delta function and impulse
forcing 
p.602:
3, 5 