Instructor: Yizhe Zhu
Lectures: MWF 10:50 am  1:00 pm in SMI 313.
Office hours: MW 9:3010:30 am. Padelford C8L.
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 35 pm, August 3. Padelford C8L.
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.
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 
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 

8/7 
3.5 Nonhomogeneous Equations; Methods of Undetermined Coefficients 
8/9 
3.7 Free Vibrations + 3.8 Forced Vibrations 
8/11 
6.1 Definition of the Laplace Transform + 6.2 Solving with Laplace Transform 
8/14 
6.2 Solving with Laplace Transform + 6.3 Step Functions 
8/16 
6.4 ODEs with Discontinuous Forcing Functions + Final Review 
8/18 