Ordinary Differential Equations - Math 325 - Fall 2004
Introduces the methods, theory, and applications of differential equations. Includes first-order, second and higher-order linear equations, series solutions, linear systems of first-order differential equations, and the associated matrix theory. May include numerical methods, non-linear systems, boundary value problems, and additional applications.
Notes, textbooks and calculators are not allowed during prelims and the final examination.
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Prelims count 15% each, the final 35%, and the remaining 20% is apportioned among homework, quizzes and class participation.
There will be a short quiz every Thursday, unless otherwise announced. It will be returned to you on Tuesday.
To be handed in at the Tuesday lecture meeting. Do all problems assigned. Part will be graded and returned to you the next week. Please be sure that your work is legible.
No late homework will be accepted. You may work cooperatively on assignments provided
An incomplete will be given only in those rare circumstances where a student has completed all but a small portion of the course with a grade C or better and a severe, unexpected event prevents him/her from completing the course. In particular, if you get behind in the course you cannot ``bail out" by taking an incomplete.
You are responsible for the material covered in class, whether you attend or not. You are also responsible for the announcements made during class; these may include changes in the syllabus.