MATH 245-Differential Equations

 

Semester: Fall 2019-2020

 

Instructor: Prof. Dr. Billur Kaymakcalan 

e-mail: billur.kaymakcalan@gmail.com

Schedule and Places: 

Thursday: 15:20-17:10; R213

Friday: 11:20-13:10; R213

 

Office Hours: Monday, Thursday: 14:00-15:00, R-208


Catalog Description: Existence-uniqueness theorem of first order initial value problems. First order equations (Separable, linear, exact, etc.). Higher order linear ordinary differential equations. Constant coefficient equations. Reduction of order method, method of undetermined coefficients, method of variation of parameters. Cauchy-Euler equations. Power series solutions. The Laplace transform. Convolution integral. Solution of initial value problems using Laplace transform. Solution of systems of linear differential equations by simple elimination and by the Laplace transform.

Textbook:
Fundamentals of Differential Equations, 6'th Edition, Nagle-Saff-Snider, ISBN# 0-321-14572-0

Evaluation Criteria

2 Midterm Exams (30 pts. each),

Final Exam (40 pts.)