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Math 2420.501.

11f: Differential Equations and Applications
Fall 2011, MW: 5:30pm–6:45pm, GR 2.302

Instructor: Dr. Zalman Balanov Office: Founders Building 2.408E Office hours: MW 2:00pm – 3:00pm

E-mail: balanov@utdallas.edu Phone: (972) 883 6591

Textbook
William E. Boyce and Richard C. DiPrima, Elementary differential equations and boundary value problems, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Ninth edition.

Course description
This is an introductory course to the theory of ordinary differential equations (ODEs). Topics to be covered include: first order differential equations, second and higher order linear equations, series solutions of second order linear equations, special functions, the method of Frobenius, Laplace transform techniques, and systems of first order linear equations.

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Grading policy
Graded assignments: 15% Weekly Quizzes in Problem Sessions: 15% Midterm exam I: 20% Midterm exam II: 20% Final exam: 30%.

Important Dates
August 24, Fall 2011: Classes begin September 5, Fall 2011: University Closing: Labour Day September 9, Fall 2011: Census Day September 9, Fall 2011: Last Day to drop a class without a ”W” September 28, Wednesday, Fall 2011: Midterm Exam I 2

November 9, Wednesday, Fall 2011: Midterm Exam II November 24-25, Fall 2011: University Closing: Thanksgiving Holidays December 6, Fall 2011: Last Day of Full-Term Session December 14, Wednesday, Fall 2011, Final Exam.

Detailed course description
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Introduction: Some basic examples of models, classification of differential equation, standard forms, initial value conditions. Few remarks on applications. First Order Differential Equations (ODE): Existence and Uniqueness Results. Higher Order ODEs. Separable equations, homogeneous equations: techniques of Review of techniques solving. of integration recommended First order linear ODEs and Bernoulli’s equation: integrating Review of gradient vecfactor method. Exact equation and integrating factor method. tor fields recommended Second order linear ODEs: general theory, homogeneous and Review of linear algenon-homogeneous equations, Wronskian and linear indepen- bra: linear independence of solutions. dence and basis recommended Reduction of order for second order linear ODEs (homogeneous and nonhomogeneous). Second order linear homogeneous ODEs with constant co- Review of complex efficients: characteristic equation, real characteristic roots, numbers and complex complex characteristic roots, repeated roots. Remarks about exponential function higher order linear ODEs with constant coefficients. recommended Second order linear nonhomogeneous ODEs: method of undetermined coefficient, variation of parameters method. Review of power series (analytic functions, domains of conver- Review of calculus regence, tests for convergence, basic analytic functions and their lated to infinite series power series) recommended Second order linear ODEs with non-constant coefficients: se- The difficult part of the ries solutions near an ordinary point, recurrence formula and course examples Euler equation: indicial equation, distinct real, complex and repeated roots of indicial equation.

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Second order linear ODEs with non-constant coefficients:regular singular points,Frobenius series solution near a regular singular point, a recurrence formula. Bessel’s equation and Bessel’s functions. Laplace transform: definition and its properties, derivation of table of Laplace transforms. Gamma function and its properties, convolution integral. Laplace transforms of discontinue functions and impulse functions. Solving linear nonhomogeneous ODEs (with constant coefficients) using Laplace transforms. Examples. Systems of linear ODEs: General existence and uniqueness result. Solving systems of ODEs (with constant coefficients) using Laplace transforms. Systems of linear homogeneous and non-homogeneous ODEs: Fundamental solution matrix and the variation of parameter formula. Systems with constant coefficients: finding fundamental solution matrix. Exponential matrix. Review and practice exam.

The difficult part of the course

Review of improper integrals and criteria for their convergence recommended

Review of linear algebra related to matrices and determinants recommended Review of eigenvalues and eigenvectors recommended

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