Differential Equations

Math 308-503 (MWF 10:20-11:10...BLOC 128) - Spring 2010

Instructor: J. D. Ward
Office: 305 Milner Hall
E-mail: jward@math.tamu.edu
Phone: 845-1169
URL: http://www.math.tamu.edu/~joe.ward/
Office Hours: MW 3:30-5:00 or by appointment

Catalogue Description and Syllabus: MATH 308 Differential Equations

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Required Text: J. R. Brannan and W.E. Boyce, Differential Equations: An Introduction to Modern Methods and Applications, Wiley 2009.

Programming language: Experience with MATLAB would be helpful.

Grading System & Tests: Your grade will be based on homework, two in-class tests (February 26 & April 9) and a final exam (Tuesday, May 11, 8:00-10:00). The homework will count for 25%, each in-class test for 25% and the final for 25%. Your letter grade will be assigned this way: 90-100%, A; 80-89%, B; 70-79%, C; 60-69%, D; 59% or less, F.

Note: Q-drop deadline is April 6.

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Homework: You may consult with each other on homework problem sets, BUT only submit work which is in your own words AND be sure to cite any sources of help (either texts or people). Late homework will not be accepted. The homework will be selected from

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