Math 266 - Math 267     Fall 2012


Course Description (from ISU Catalog)

Math 266, Elementary Differential Equations, Cr. 3. Prereq: Grade of C- or better in Math 166. Solution methods for 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.

Math 267, Elementary Differential Equations and Laplace Transforms, Cr. 4. Prereq: Grade of C- or better in Math 166. Same as 266 but also including Laplace transforms and series solutions to ordinary differential equations.


Textbook

Fundamentals of Differential Equations and Boundary Value Problems (6th Ed.) , by Nagle, Saff, and Snider .


Suggested Course Syllabus for Math 267 (and Math 266)


The syllabus for Math 266 ends during week 12




Weekly Syllabus of Sections Covered
Week Dates Monday Tuesday Thursday Friday
1 Aug. 20-24 1.1 1.2 1.3-1.4 2.1
2 Aug. 27-31 2.2 2.3 2.1-2.3 Quiz
3 Sept. 3-7 University Holiday 2.4 2.4-2.6 2.6
4 Sept. 10-14 review Exam 1 3.2 3.3 or 3.4
5 Sept. 17-21 3.2-3.4 4.2 4.2-4.3 4.3
6 Sept. 24-28 4.4 4.4-4.5 4.5 4.6
7 Oct. 1-5 4.1-4.9 4.9 review Exam 2
8 Oct. 8-12 5.1-5.2 5.2-5.3 5.4 5.1-5.4
9 Oct. 15-19 9.1 9.2 9.2-9.3 9.3
10 Oct. 22-26 9.5 9.4 9.1-9.5 9.6
11 Oct. 29 - Nov. 2 9.5-9.6 9.7 9.7 9.8
12 Nov. 5-9 review Exam 3/Final Ex I 266 7.1/Review 266 7.2/Final Ex II 266
13 Nov. 12-16 7.3 7.2-7.3 7.4 7.5
14 Nov. 19-23 Thanksgiving Break classes recessed
15 Nov. 26-30 7.2-7.5 7.6 7.7 7.8
16 Dec. 3-7 8.1-8.2 8.2-8.3 8.3 review
17 Dec. 10-14 final exams ---- ---- semester ends



Disability Resources

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 should contact the Disability Resources office for information on appropriate policies and procedures. The Disability Resources office is located on the main floor of the Student Services Building, Room 1076; their phone is 515-294-6624.

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