Instructor: Yizhe Zhu
Lectures: MWF 2:303:20 pm in BNS 117.
Office hours: M 9:3010:30 am W 3:304:30 pm. Padelford C8L.
Syllabus: Course Syllabus
Grading: Homework 10%,
Midterm 1 25%,
Midterm 2 25%,
Final 40%.
Exam: Midterm 1 Friday, 4/20, in class.
Midterm 2 Monday, 5/14, in class.
Final Exam, Tuesday, 6/5 2:304:20 pm, BNS 117.
Homework:
We will use WebAssign. UW link to go to WebAssign with UW ID.
Buy your WebAssign for MATH 307 here.
HW1 is due April 3.
Announcement:
1. You can find general information in the department 307 website.
2.You can find useful materials in MATH 307 Spring 2016 Website, Dr. Loveless, most of the handouts I put on this website are from Dr. Loveless.
Old Exams:
1. From Department 307 Website Midterm 1, Midterm 2, Final
2. From Dr. Loveless 307 Website Old Exam Archive
3. Summer 2017 Term B Website
Date 
Content 
3/26 
First day of class. 1.3 Classification of Differential Equations, 1.1 Some Basic Mathematical Model. 
3/28 
1.1 Some Basic Modeling 
3/30 
1.2 Solutions of Differential Equations 
4/2 
1.1 Direction Fields 
4/4 
2.2 Separable First Order ODE’s 
4/6 
2.7 Euler’s Method 
4/9 
2.1 Linear First Order ODE’s 
4/11 
2.2 Modeling with First Order ODE’s 
4/13 
2.2 Modeling with First Order ODE’s, Uniqueness and Existence (optional) 
4/16 
2.5 Autonomous Equations 
4/18 

4/20 
Midterm 1 Midterm 1 Solution 
4/23 
3.1 Homogeneous Equations with Distinct Real Roots 
4/25 
3.2 Homogeneous Equations with Complex Roots 
4/27 
3.3 Repeated Roots and Reduction of Order 
4/30 
3.7 Free Vibration (Modeling) 
5/2 
3.7 Free Vibration with Damping 
5/4 
3.5 Undetermined Coefficients Undetermined Coefficients from Dr. Loveless Lecture 16 
5/7 
3.8 Forced Vibration 
5/9 
3.8 Forced Vibration 
5/11 
Review 
5/14 
Midterm 2 Midterm 2 Solution 
5/16 
6.1 Definition of the Laplace Transform 
5/18 
6.2 Solving with Laplace Transform 
5/21 
6.3 Step Functions 
5/23 
6.3 Step Functions 
5/25 
6.4 Step functions and time delay 
5/30 
6.5 Impulse Response and Convolution 
6/1 
Review 
6/5 
Final Exam 