Elementary Differential Equations
Math 2410Q § 004 & § 013
Spring 2018
Schedule
Week  Sec.  Topic  Supplements 
1  1.1  Definitions and terminology  Essential Vocabulary 
2  1.2  Initial value problems  
1.3  Differential equations as mathematical models  In class examples  
3  2.2  Separable equations  
2.1  Solution curves without a solution (direction fields) 
In class examples:
#1 (with solution curves) #2 (with solution curves) #3 (with solution curves) #4 (with solution curves) #5 (with solution curves) 

4  2.1  Solution curves without a solution (direction fields)  
2.6  A numerical method (Euler's Method)  Euler's Method Calculator  
5  2.3  Linear equations  
2.5  Solutions by substitutions  
6 
Exam 1
(blank) (solutions) 
2/12: Covers 1.1  1.3, 2.1  2.3, 2.6
"Study Guide" 

2.5  Solutions by substitutions  
7  B.1  Basic definitions and theory  
B.2  Gaussian and GaussJordan elimination  
8  B.2  Gaussian and GaussJordan elimination  
B.3  The eigenvalue problem  
9  Spring break  
10  8.1  Linear systems  preliminary theory  
8.2  (Solving) Homogeneous systems  
11  8.2  (Solving) Homogeneous systems 
Phase portrait plotter
Note: Only works with small coefficiants 
12 
Exam 2
(blank) (solutions) 
4/2: Covers B.1  B.3, 8.1  8.2
"Study Guide" 

4.1  Linear equations  preliminary theory  
4.3  Homogeneous linear equations with constant coefficients 
An example of order 11 (Solution.) 

13  4.4  Undetermined coefficients  
14  4.6  Variation of parameters  
7.1  The Laplace transform  Laplace transform tables  
15  7.2  The inverse Laplace transform  
7.3  Operational properties  
16  Final exam 
Cumulative
5/2: 3:30  5:30pm BUSN 106 "Study Guide" 