267, Elementary Differential Equations and Laplace Transforms, Cr. 4.
Prereq: Grade of C- or better in Math 166 or 166H.This
course is intended to introduce students basic
procedures and techniques for solving ordinary differential equations. First
order equations, linear equations, constant coefficient equations.
Eigenvalue methods for systems of first order linear
equations. Introduction to stability and phase plane
analysis. Laplace transforms and series solutions to
ordinary differential equations.
Differential Equations and Boundary Value Problems (6thEd.) ,
by Nagle, Saff, and Snider.
Homework: There will
be Homework assignments every week, but not graded.
You may ask questions
about the home work problems during the question time in class. Please
feel free to ask about either difficulty or answers
of which you are unsure.
Exams:There will be
three quizzes, three exams of one hour each in class similar to
homework problems. There
will be a common departmental final exam this semester scheduled
at a common time for all sessions. No books and no notes
will be permitted in the exams,calculators
will be allowed. But you must show your work on the papers
step by step to get full credit. No make-up exams, except for
special circumstances. If an emergency causes you to miss an
exam, contact the instructor as
soon as possible.
Grading: Each in-class exam counts
15% of your grade, and each quiz counts 10% and the final exam counts
An appropriate scaling may be applied at the end of the semester to
determine the final grade.
Blackboard: Any important announcements
will be available on Blackboard. So, you should check daily.
DisabilityAccommodations:Iowa State University
complies with the American with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the
Rehabilitation Act. If you have
a disability and require accommodations, please contact the instructor early
in the semester so that your learning needs may be appropriately met. You
will need to provide documentation of your disability to the Disability
Resources (DR) office, located on the main floor of the Student Services
Building, Room 1076, 515-294-6624.
Supplemental Instruction: Supplemental
Instruction (SI) is offered for this course. For additional
information refer to http://www.dso.iastate.edu/asc/supplemental