Math 307 Summer Quarter 2018


  • What you need :
    • You will need to purchase a "WebAssign access code". Buy your access online HERE for $22.95. This is the only place to buy access.

    • Recommended Textbook Boyce and Diprima, Elementary Differential Equations and Boundary Value Problems or Elementary Differential Equations. Any edition is fine. Older editions cost less. Paperback version called Introduction to Differential Equations is available at the bookstore.

    Math 307 Grade Policy. Beginning Autumn 2017, the -- department of mathematics has adopted a grade policy for this -- course. -- The median course grades for each section of Math 307 -- taught during the regular academic year will fall within the -- range of 3.0 +/- 0.2

Sample Schedule

Week Additional Materilas Topics and Textbook Sections
1:
June 18-22
  • Prerequisite Skills
  • Some Basic Modelling § 1.1
  • Solutions to Differential Equations § 1.2
2:
June 25-29
  • Direction Fields § 1.1
  • Separable First Order ODE's § 2.2
  • Euler's Method § 2.7
3:
July 2-6
  • Linear First Order ODE's § 2.1
  • Modelling with First Order ODE's § 2.3
4:
July 9-13
MIDTERM #1 ARCHIVE
  • Population Dynamics § 2.5
  • Review
  • Midterm #1
5:
July 16-20
  • Second Order Constant Coefficient ODE's § 3.1
  • Modelling -- Damped Harmonic oscillator § 3.7 (just modeling)
  • Homogeneous equations with distinct real roots § 3.1
  • Complex numbers and Euler's formula -- notes on complex numbers
  • Homogeneous equations with complex roots § 3.3
6:
July 23-27
  • Homogeneous equations with repeated roots § 3.4
  • Damped Harmonic Oscillator § 3.7
  • Method of Undetermined Coefficients § 3.5
  • Forced Harmonic Oscillator § 3.8
7:
July 30 - Aug3
MIDTERM #2 ARCHIVE
  • Forced Undamped harmonic Oscillator Beats and Resonance § 3.8
  • Forced Damped Harmonic Oscillator -- Frequency Response and Phase § 3.8
  • Midterm #2
8:
Aug 6-10
  • Laplace Transform -- definition as an integral § 6.1
  • Tables of Laplace Transforms § 6.2
  • Inverse Laplace Transform using tables § 6.3
9:
Aug 13-17
Final Exam Archive
  • Solving IVP with Laplace Transforms § 6.3
  • Step functions and time delay § 6.4
  • Final Exam