MA26600 – Sections 068/069

Instructor: Prof. Daniel Kelleher
Office:
Math622
Office Hours: Modays 4:30-5:30, Tuesdays 2:30-3:30, Wednesday 1:30-2:30.
Email: dkellehe at purdue dot edu

Syllabi:
Course Syllabus
Applies to all sections of MA266 this semester
Section Syllabus
Applies to section 068 and 069

Homework

Homework will be based on questions out of Differential Equations and Boundary Value Problems by Boyce and DiPrima, 10th edition. You are expected to have access to this text.

Online homework – Due weekly on Wednesday nights
https://www.webassign.net/purdue/login.html
You will be able to see your grades on webassign as well.
Hand-In Homework – Due Weekly on Friday in Class
Assignment Sheet
Supplemental Problems/Projects
Some Hand-In problems will be based on the Supplemental project sheet, or one of the MatLab projects.
Supplemental Problems
Project 1
Project 2
Project 3

Exams

There will be 2 in-class midterm exams, tentatively set for September 28th and November 9th, and a final exam during the final exam period. The final exam will be cumulative, and is common amongst all sections of 266 taught this semester, the midterms will be unique to this section.

Exam 1 - 28 September 2016 - In class

This will be an in-class part multiple choice, part short answer Exam. No calculators or crib sheets allowed. It will cover the first 16 lessons, or everything we have covered in class until chapter 3.4.

Exam 2 - 9 November 2016 - In class

This will be an in-class part multiple choice, part short answer Exam. No calculators or crib sheets allowed. It will cover lessons 16-28.

Resources

Piazza Forum for you to ask questions to the instructor and your fellow classmates.
eul – Tutorial for the Eulers method function eul in MatLab, which is sometimes required on the homework.
ode45 – Tutorial for the Runge-Kutta Method function ode45 in MatLab, which is sometimes required for homework.
pplane and dfield – Programs which plot phase planes and direction fields. Sometimes required for homework.
Table of Laplace Transforms – Sheet with common rules for Laplace transforms. Will be provided on exam 2 and on the final.