General Information:
MATH 2410 covers material from chapters of the textbook. The topics include first and second order equations, systems, Laplace transforms.
All classes start in ACD 206.
Textbooks: Required:
The textbook for the course is “A First Course in Differential Equations with Modeling Applications” by Dennis G. Zill, 11th edition.
Homework Policy:
The homework for Math 2410 is assigned at the end of each class and is collected every Thursday.
The total weight of the homework grades is
150 point of the total 500 course points.
Exam
Schedule:
Exam 1: Thursday, February 21
, 2:00  3:15p.m., Room: ACD 206
Exam 2: Thursday, March 28
, 2:00  3:15p.m., Room: ACD 206
Final Exam: Tuesday, May 1, 1:00  3:00 p.m., Room: ACD 206
Grading
Policy:
Homework: 150, Exam 1: 100, Exam 2: 100, Final Exam: 150.
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Date  Chapter  Topic  Homework  
Week 1  Tues. 1/22  1.1  Definitions and Terminology  Ch. 1.1 Exercises: 1,2,5,6,15,16,21,22,35,36,43,44 
Thur. 1/24  1.2 1.3 
InitialValue problems Differential Equations as mathematical models 
Ch. 1.2 Exercises: 3,4,7,8,11,12,17,18 Ch. 1.3 Exercises: 3,9,10,14 

Week 2  Tues. 1/29  2.1  Solution curves without a solution (Direction fields/Autonomous).  Ch. 2.1 Exercises: 1,2,5,6,14,15,16,20,28 
Thur. 1/31  2.2  Phase portraits. Separable equations  Ch. 2.2 Exercises: 3,4,7,8,9,10,27,28,40,51  
Week 3  Tues. 2/5  2.3  Linear equations  Ch. 2.3 Exercises: 3,4,5,6,25,26,31,32 
Thur. 2/7  2.4  Exact equations.  Ch. 2.4 Exercises: 1,2,7,8,12,13,19,20,40  
Week 4  Tues. 2/12  Snow Day!  
Thur. 2/14  2.5  Solutions by substitutions.  Ch. 2.5 Exercises: 5,7,8,9,15,16,28,29,32  
Week 5  Tues. 2/19  2.6  Euler's method.  Ch. 2.6 Exercises: 3,4,7,8,13 
Thur. 2/21  Review. Practice Exam 1 Practice Exam 1. Solutions 

Week 6  Tues. 2/26  
Exam 1  
Thur. 2/28  3.1  Linear models.  Ch. 3.1 Exercises: 1,2,10,11,13,23  
Week 7  Tues. 3/5  3.2  Nonlinear models.  Ch. 3.2 Exercises: 1,4,8,9,13 
Thur. 3/7  3.3  Modeling with Systems of 1st order Equations  Ch. 3.3 Exercises: 1,2,7,8,9,12,13  
Week 8  Tues. 3/12  8.1  Linear systems.  Ch. 8.1 Exercises: 1,3,4,6,11,12,18,21 
Thur. 3/14  8.2  Homogeneous linear systems.  Ch. 8.2 Exercises: 1,4,7,8,9,10,13,16  
Week 9  Tues. 3/19  Spring recess  
Thur. 3/21  Spring recess  
Week 10  Tues. 3/26  8.2  Homogeneous linear systems. Repeated eigenvalues.  Ch. 8.2 Exercises: 21,23,24,27,28,35,37,38 
Thur. 3/28  8.2  Homogeneous linear systems. Complex eigenvalues.  
Week 11  Tues. 4/2  Review. Practice Exam 2 Practice Exam 2. Solutions 

Thur. 4/4  Exam 2  
Week 12  Tues. 4/9  Review.  
Thur. 4/11  4.1  Linear equations.  Ch. 4.1  
Week 13  Tues. 4/16  4.1  Linear equations.  Ch. 4.1 Exercises: 1,2,15,16,18,22,34,36 
Thur. 4/18  4.1  Linear equations.  Ch. 4.1  
Week 14  Tues. 4/23  4.3  Homogeneous linear equations with constant coefficients.  Ch. 4.3 Exercises: 1,3,4,7,11,13,17,24 
Thur. 4/25  4.4  Undetermined coefficients. Superposition approach.  Ch. 4.4  
Week 15  Tues. 4/30  7.1  The Laplace Transform  Ch. 7.1 
Thur. 5/2  7.2  Inverse Transforms and Transforms of Derivatives  Ch. 7.2  
Week 16  Tues. 5/7  Final Exam, 1:003:00 p.m.
Practice Final Exam Practice Exam 2. Solutions 
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