Math 480: Applied Differential Equations
Course Information
- Title: Applied Differential Equations (3 hours/4 hours)
- Lecture Time: Monday/Wednesday/Friday 9am - 9:50am
- Lecture Location: Addams Hall 311
Personal Information
- Office: 1219 Science and Engineering Offices (SEO)
- E-mail: davidn ((at)) uic ((dot)) edu
Office Hours
- Time: Wednesdays, 2pm - 3pm, or by appointment.
- Location: SEO 1219
Textbook
- Boyce and DiPrima,
Elementary Differential Equations and Boundary Value Problems,
Tenth Edition.
Other References
- Nagle, Saff, and Snider,
Fundamentals of Differential Equations,
Ninth Edition.
- Edwards and Penney,
Differential Equations and Boundary Value Problems,
Fourth Edition.
Grading
- Homeworks: 20%
- Exam 1: 25%
- Exam 2: 25%
- Final: 30%
Homeworks
- Homework 1 due Friday, September 13 by 2pm.
- Homework 2 due Friday, September 27 by 2pm.
- Homework 3 due Friday, October 11 by 2pm.
- Homework 4 due Friday, October 25 by 2pm.
- Homework 5 due Friday, November 15 by 2pm.
- Homework 6 due Monday, December 2 by 2pm.
Exams
- Midterm 1 Friday, October 4 (in class).
- Midterm 2 Friday, November 8 (in class).
- Final Exam TBA.
Tentative Schedule and Homework Problems
Week | Date | Sections/Topics |
Homework Problems |
1 | Mon, Aug 26 | 4.1 | [HW 1]: 8, 14, 26 |
| Wed, Aug 28 | 4.2 | [HW 1]: 14, 22, 32, 37 |
| Fri, Aug 30 | 4.3 | [HW 1]: 4, 10, 21 |
2 | Mon, Sep 2 | LABOR DAY |
| Wed, Sep 4 | 4.4 | [HW 1]: 2, 12 |
| Fri, Sep 6 | 5.1 | [HW 1]: 4, 16, 26 |
3 | Mon, Sep 9 | 5.2 | [HW 2]: 4, 8 |
| Wed, Sep 11 | 5.3 | [HW 2]: 2, 8, 22 |
| Fri, Sep 13 [HW 1 due] |
5.4 | [HW 2]: 12, 16, 22 |
4 | Mon, Sep 16 | 5.5 | [HW 2]: 4, 14 |
| Wed, Sep 18 | 5.6 | [HW 2]: 2, 16 |
| Fri, Sep 20 | 5.6 | |
5 | Mon, Sep 23 | 5.7 | [HW 3]: 2, 6, 12 |
| Wed, Sep 25 | 7.1 | [HW 3]: 4, 16 |
| Fri, Sep 27 [HW 2 due] |
5.7 | |
6 | Mon, Sep 30 | 7.2 | [HW 3]: 12, 22 |
| Wed, Oct 2 | 7.2 | |
| Fri, Oct 4 |
MIDTERM 1 |
7 | Mon, Oct 7 | 7.3 | [HW 4]: 8, 22 |
| Wed, Oct 9 | 7.4 | [HW 4]: 4 |
| Fri, Oct 11 [HW 3 due] |
7.5 | [HW 4]: 4, 16, 22 |
8 | Mon, Oct 14 | 7.6 | [HW 4]: 6, 28 |
| Wed, Oct 16 | 7.7 | |
| Fri, Oct 18 | 7.7 | [HW 4]: 6, 12 |
9 | Mon, Oct 21 | 7.8 | |
| Wed, Oct 23 | 7.8 | [HW 5]: 10, 20 |
| Fri, Oct 25 [HW 4 due]
| 7.9 | |
10 | Mon, Oct 28 | 7.9 | [HW 5]: 4, 16 |
| Wed, Oct 30 | 9.1 | [HW 5]: 6, 14 |
| Fri, Nov 1 | 9.2 | |
11 | Mon, Nov 4 | 9.2 | [HW 6]: 8, 20 |
| Wed, Nov 6 | 9.3 | |
| Fri, Nov 8 |
MIDTERM 2 |
12 | Mon, Nov 11 | 9.3 | [HW 6]: 10, 22, 26 |
| Wed, Nov 13 | 9.4 | [HW 6]: 4, 12 |
| Fri, Nov 15 [HW 5 due] |
9.5 | [HW 6]: 4, 13 |
13 | Mon, Nov 18 | 9.6 | [HW 6]: 2, 6 |
| Wed, Nov 20 | 11.1 | [HW 6]: 10, 24(a) |
| Fri, Nov 22 | 11.2 | [HW 6]: 1, 7 |
14 | Mon, Nov 25 | 11.3 | 2, 12 |
| Wed, Nov 27 | 11.4 | 2 |
| Fri, Nov 29 | THANKSGIVING | |
15 | Mon, Dec 2 [HW 6 due] |
11.5 |
2 |
| Wed, Dec 4 | 11.6 | |
| Fri, Dec 6 | 11.6 | 4 |
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