Weekly Schedule

Section numbers are from Boyce: here's the table of contents.

Week of Topics covered Notes
9/3 1.1, 1.2, and 1.3: Introduction Classes start Tues 9/4
9/10 2.1: Linear ODEs
2.2: Separable ODEs
 

9/17

2.3: Modelling with ODEs
2.5: Autonomous equations
Mon 9/17: Add/Drop ends
9/24 2.4, 2.7, and 2.8: Theory and Euler's method  
10/1 2.6: Exact equations and review Thurs 10/4, 7pm: Midterm
10/3: HW 1 due
10/8 3.1: 2nd order equations with constant coefficients
3.2: Theory
10/8: No school
10/9: UM Monday
10/15 3.3 & 3.4: Complex and Repeated roots
3.5: Nonhomogeneous ODEs
10/22 3.7: Mechanical and Electrical oscillations
10/29 3.8: Forced oscillations
6.1: Laplace transform
Tues 10/30: last day for Withdrawal
11/5 6.2: Initial value problems
6.3: Step functions
11/12 6.4: Discontinuous forcing
6.5: Impulse functions
11/14: UM Monday
11/15-16 extra HW due
11/26 7.1: Introduction to systems
7.2, 7.3: Matrices
11/19: Thanksgiving break 11/27-28 HW 2 due
12/3 7.4: Theory
7.5 & 7.6: Real & Complex eigenvalues
12/11-12 HW 3 due
12/10 Catch-up and Review Wed 12/12: Last day of classes
12/17 HW 4 due
12/17 Mon 12/17, 10:30: Final exam

This schedule is a guide to which sections should be covered when and will likely be adjusted as needed by individual instructors. Homeworks will generally be due about a week after topics are covered in class.