Math 331.2: Spring 2014

Class Meeting : Tu-Th 1:00--2:15, LGRC A 301

Instructor : Luc Rey-Bellet

Office :  1423 J LGRT
Phone :  545-6020
E-Mail :   luc <at>
Office Hours :   Th 11:00--12:00,   Friday 1:00--2:00,   or by appointment.

Teaching Assistants:

Instructor :  Kostis Gourgoulias
E-Mail :

Office Hours :
Monday 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm LGRC 121
Friday 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm LGRC A301

Instructor :  Joy Yu
E-Mail :

Office Hours :
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm LGRT 171
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm LGRC A301

Instructor :  Haitian Yue
E-Mail :

Office Hours :
Monday 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm LGRC A301
Thursday 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm LGRT A203

Syllabus: This course is an introduction to ordinary differential equations. The topics covered in this class are

Prerequisites are Math 132, corequisite are Math 233.

Text: Advanced Engineering Mathematics, Tenth edition by Erwin Kreyszig. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (ISBN: 978-0-470-45835-5)

Course Web page: Please bookmark The page will be updated regularly. Check it often for informations about quizzes, homework, exams!

Online Homework: Please bookmark the Webwork homepage. You can access your weekly homework there.

Your login is the first part of your email address: If your email is, your login is dfgg. Your password is currently set to be your student ID. When you login for the first time you should change your password.

It is a good idea to print out a copy your homework and add it to your notes.

Grading: There one midterm exam worth 1/3 of the grade and one final exam worth 1/3 of the grade. Homework are assigned weekly and done on-line on the Webwork system.

  Scales for letter grades:     A : 90     A-: 87     B+: 83     B : 80     B-: 77     C+: 73     C : 70     C-: 67    D+: 63    D : 60     F : <60

Exam schedule: There will one midterm exam and one final exam. The material covered in the first midterm will be announced in due time. The final exam is comprehensive but will cover mostly the material of the second half of the semester.

Weekly Schedule: Homework, Quizzes, and Exams