## Mathematics 255 - Spring 2017

Calendar

January
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9
Sections 1.1 - 1.2
Homework
Introduction to Differential Equations
10 11
Sections 1.3 - 1.4
Homework
Motion
12 13
Sections 1.5 - 1.6
Homework
Initial Values and Boundary Values
16
Martin Luther King Day
17 18
Sections 2.1 - 2.2
Homework
Separation of Variables
Assignment # 1
19 20
Section 2.3
Homework
First-order Linear Equations
23
Section 2.4
Homework
Exact Equations
24 25
Section 2.5
Homework
Integrating Factors
Assignment # 2
26 27
Section 2.6
Homework
Some Substitutions
30
Section 2.7
Homework
Reduction of Order
31
February
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
1
Sections 3.1 - 3.3
Homework
Applications: Motion
Assignment # 3
2 3
Sections 3.5, 3.7 - 3.8
Homework
Applications: Growth and Decay
6
Review for Exam # 1
7
Office hour:
11:00 a.m. - Noon
8
Exam # 1
9 10
Sections 4.3 - 4.4, 4.8
Homework
Solutions and Picard Iteration
13
Sections 5.1 - 5.2
Homework
Second-order Linear Equations
14 15
Sections 5.2 - 5.3
Homework
Second-order Linear Equations: Solutions
Assignment # 4
16 17
Section 5.4
Homework
Constant-coefficient Equations
20
Section 5.5
Homework
Undetermined Coefficients
21 22
Section 5.5
Homework
More Undetermined Coefficients
Assignment # 5
23 24
Section 5.6
Homework
Variation of Parameters
27
Section 5.7
Homework
Euler's Equation
28
March
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
1
Section 6.2
Homework
Free Vibrations
Assignment # 6
2 3
Section 6.3
Homework
Forced Vibrations
6
Spring break
7
Spring break
8
Spring break
9
Spring break
10
Spring break
13
Review for Exam # 2
14
Office hour:
11:00 a.m. - Noon
15
Exam # 2
16 17
Sections 7.1 - 7.2
Homework
Power Series Solutions
20
Section 7.3
Homework
Frobenius Solutions
21 22
Section 7.3
Frobenius Solutions (cont'd)
Assignment # 7
23 24
Sections 8.5 - 8.6
Homework
Systems of Equations
27
Section 8.6
Homework
Constant-coefficient Linear Systems
28 29
Section 8.6
Homework
Repeated Eigenvalues
Assignment # 8
30 31
Section 9.3
Homework
Laplace Transforms
April
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
3
Section 9.4
Homework
Properties of Laplace Transforms
4 5
Section 9.5
Homework
Laplace Transforms: Solutions
Assignment # 9
6 7
Section 9.6
Homework
Convolutions
10
Review for Exam # 3
11 Office hours:
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
12
Exam # 3
1314
Easter break
17
Easter break
18 19
Section 9.7
Homework
Discontinuous Forces
20 21
Section 9.8
Homework
Point Sources
24
Review for final exam
25 26
Office hour:
11:00 a.m. - Noon
27 28
Final exam:
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
May
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
1 2 3 4 5