Spring 2015

Differential Equations

Listed in: Mathematics and Statistics, as MATH-260

Formerly listed as: MATH-20

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Faculty

Jacqueline M. Dresch (Section 01)

Description

The study of differential equations is an important part of mathematics that involves many topics, both theoretical and practical. The course will cover first- and second-order ordinary differential equations, basic theorems concerning existence and uniqueness of solutions and continuous dependence on parameters, long-term behavior of solutions and approximate solutions.  The focus of the course will be on connecting the theoretical aspects of differential equations with real-world applications from physics, biology, chemistry, and engineering.  Four class hours per week.

Requisite: MATH 211 or consent of the instructor. Spring semester. Professor D'Ambroise.

If Overenrolled: Preference to seniors and mathematics majors.

Keywords

Quantitative Reasoning

Offerings

2015-16: Offered in Spring 2016
Other years: Offered in Spring 2009, Spring 2011, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015