MA 303, Section 074, Fall 2018

Differential Equations and Partial Differential Equations for Engineering and the Sciences

Lectures: REC 317, TR Section 074 (3:00 am - 4:15 pm)

Instructor: Guang Lin

Office: MATH 410

Email: guanglin@purdue.edu

Office Hours: Monday 1:30-3: 30 pm, or by appointment

GRADER: James Cumberbatch
Grader's E-MAIL: James Cumberbatch jcumberb@purdue.edu

         Announcement

o    Final Exam date and location will be announced later.

o    NO CLASSES on Oct. 9 (Oct Break) and Nov. 22-24 (Thanksgiving).

o    Tentative Midterm Dates: Oct 02 (Midterm I) and Nov 15 (Midterm II).

 

         Course information

o    Textbook: Boyce-DiPrimaElementary Differential Equations and Boundary Value Problems, 10th edition, with WebAssign Plus 1 Semester Set.

o    Online Homework: WebAssign (WebAssign helpbasic WebAssign information). Online homework is due before 11:59 pm each Thursday. Handwritten homework is due in class each Thursday. Any homework slipped into my office will be regarded as late homework thus not accepted.

o    Options for students purchasing the textbook and access code: (i) purchase book-and-access code together from Purdue bookstores; (ii) purchase access code from WebAssign (without eBook ~$45, with eBook ~$90, you can purchase the textbook from any other vendors).

o    Class webpage (http://www.math.purdue.edu/~lin491/teaching/MA303/MA303.htm).

o    Syllabus.

         Schedule, handwritten homework assignments, and due dates ( subject to change).

Week

Dates

Sections in Book

Handwritten Homework

Due Dates

1

08/21

5.1

5.2: 14(a)(b)

08/30

08/23

5.1, 5.2

2

08/28

5.2-5.3

5.4: 11, 35

09/06

08/30

5.4

3

09/04

5.4

5.5: 6 Part(c)(d) only need to find the first three terms of each series solution

09/13

09/06

5.5

4

09/11

6.1

6.2: 23

09/20

09/13

6.2, 6.3

5

09/18

6.3

6.4: 10(a)

09/27

09/20

6.4, 6.5, 6.6,

6

09/25

7.1,7.2,7.3,7.4

7.3: 25

10/04

0927

7.5, 7.6

7

10/02

Review

7.5: 18

10/16

10/04

Practice Exam

8

10/09

NO CLASS

NO Handwritten HW

10/11

Midterm I

9

10/16

Midterm Solutions 7.7

7.7: 17 (a)(c)

10/25

10/18

7.8, 7.9

10

10/23

7.9

7.9: 1

11/01

10/25

8.1, 8.2

11

10/30

10.1

10.1:15

11/08

11/01

10.2, 10.3

12

11/06

Review

10.2: 15

11/29

11/08

Practice Exam

13

11/13

Midterm II

NO Handwritten HW

11/15

Midterm Solutions

14

11/20

10.4,10.5,

10.5: 8 

11/29

11/22

No CLASS

11/27

10.6

15

11/29

10.7

Last Handwritten HW: 10.6: 9(a)

Dec. 06

12/04

10.8

16

12/06

Review

NO Handwritten HW

12/11

Practice Final

17

12/12

Final Exam

12/13

12/14