Math 305 | Introduction to Differential Equations | Spring 2017 |
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**Course:**MATH 305, Section 3, CRN 22342**Time:**MWF 2:00-2:50**Classroom:**Engineering A, 220**Textbook:**Elementary Differential Equations & Boundary Value Problems 10th edition, by Boyce & DiPrima. Amazon B&N**Instructor:**Professor Sullivan**Office:**Neckers 385**E-mail:**Prof.Michael.Sullivan (at) gmail (dot) com**Phone:**453-6592**Office hours:**MWF 12-2**General University Info**

**Course Policies****Handouts****Homework**- Homework Set #1
- Homework Set #2
- Homework Set #3
- Homework Set #4
- Homework Set #5 spreadsheet
- Homework Set #6
- Homework Set #7
- Homework Set #8 Due March 20
- Homework Set #9 Due March 30
- Homework Set #10 Due April 3
- Homework Set #11
- Homework Set #12 Due April 21.

**Lecture Notes**- Contents
- Pages 1-38
- Pages 39-56 Section 2.3
- Pages 57-63 Section 2.5
- Exact Equations Section 2.6
- Reducible Second Order Equations
- Test I covers the above material.
- Numerical Methods Section 2.7
- Outline of Chapter 3.
- Real Roots Sections 3.1 & 3.4
- Reduction of Order Section 3.4, second half.
- Complex Roots Section 3.3
- Theory Section 3.2
- Optional Reading on Vector Spaces
- Undetermined Coefficients Section 3.5 Table for Section 3.5
- Variation of Parameters Section 3.6
- Applications I Section 3.7 (New and improved!)
- Applications II Section 3.8 (New and improved!)
- Mass-Spring Animation Check it out!
- Mass-Spring Examples Check it out!
- Chapter 4: In Brief
- A Coupled Mass-Spring Animation This is an animation for 4.2 #39.
- A mass-spring video from MIT
- Just for fun! It is called the Chladni plate experiment, first done by Ernst Chladni (1756-1827)
- Chapter 5 (new notes)
- Series Solutions with Maple
- Chapter 6: Laplace Transforms Optional Reading
- Chapter 10, Part I
- Chapter 10, Part II
- Chapter 10, Part III Vibrating String Animation More Examples
- Chapter 10, Part IV Animations for first two heat examples Plots and animation for insulated ends example.
- Chapter 10, Part V (Optional Reading. Not on test or final.)
- All Ch 10 notes in one document

**Practice Tests: Tests change from year to year. All topics covered in class are fair game.**Spring 1998, Test 1 Solutions

Spring 1999, Test 1 Solutions

Fall 2004, Test 1 SolutionsPractice Test #1 for Test 3

Practice Test #2 for Test 3

Practice Test #3 for Test 3Practice Test #1 for Final

Practice Test #2 for Final

Practice Test #3 for Final**Solutions to Tests and Quizzes**Test 1 Solutions

Quiz 2

Test 2 Solutions

Test 3 Solutions

Study hard and have a great semester!