Summer 2017 Term B: Math 307F, Introduction to Differential Equations

 

Instructor: Yizhe Zhu

Lectures: MWF 10:50 am - 1:00 pm in SMI 313.

Office hours: MW 9:30-10:30 am. Padelford C-8L.

Midterm: Friday, August 4, 10:50 am to 1:00 pm in SMI 313.

Final: Friday, August 18, 10:50 am to 1:00 pm in SMI 313.

Syllabus: Course Syllabus 

Grading:  Homework 10%, Midterm 45%, Final 45%.

Grader: Griffin Wu, yunw4[at]uw.edu


Homework:

Homework 1, due Friday, July 28. You will get 20% bonus points for writing homework in LaTeX.

Here is an introduction of LaTeX: learning LaTeX in 30 minutes


Homework 2
, due Wednesday, August 2.


Homework 3, due Wednesday, August 9.


Homework 4, due Wednesday, August 16.


Announcement:

Extra Office Hour: Thursday 3-5 pm, August 3. Padelford C-8L.


You can find useful materials in MATH 307 Spring 2016 Website, Dr. Loveless, all the handouts I put on this website are from Dr. Loveless.



Course Calendar

Date

Content

7/21

First Day of Class. Introduction + 2.2 Separable Equations.

Integration Review, Slope Field Examples, First Order ODE Applications  (Credits to Andy Loveless)

7/24                    

2.1 Integration Factors + 2.3 Modeling with First Order Equations 

7/26

2.3 More Applications + 2.4 Existence and Uniqueness

Theorems about Existence and Uniqueness

More Application Examples

7/28

2.5 Autonomous Equations + 2.7 Numerical Approximations 

7/31

3.1 Homogeneous Equations with Constant Coefficients + 3.3 Complex Roots of the Characteristic Equation 

8/2

3.4 Repeated Roots; Reduction of Order + Midterm Review

8/4

Midterm.  Exam  Solutions

Old Exam Archive

Summer 2015 (Ramadas)

8/7

3.5 Non-homogeneous Equations; Methods of Undetermined Coefficients

Summary of Undetermined Coefficients 

Summary of Second Order Solving Methods

8/9

3.7 Free Vibrations + 3.8 Forced Vibrations

Vibrations Handout

8/11

6.1 Definition of the Laplace Transform + 6.2 Solving with Laplace Transform

Definition of Laplace Transform 

Solving with Laplace Transform

8/14

6.2 Solving with Laplace Transform + 6.3 Step Functions 

Lecture Notes 

Step Functions

8/16

6.4 ODEs with Discontinuous Forcing Functions + Final Review

Lecture Notes and Final Review

Laplace Transform Fact Sheet

8/18

Final Exam Exam Solutions

Laplace Transform Practice 

Old Exam Archive

Summer 2015 (Ramadas)