Week + Dates 
Section # + Topic 
HW Assignments 
Week 1:
1/161/19 
1.1 
Some Basic Models; Direction Fields 
8,10,11,17,18,23 
1.2 
Solutions of Some Differential Equations 
3, 7, 12, 13 
1.3 
Classification of Differential Equations 
1,2,5,6,8,11 
Week 2:
1/221/26 
2.1 
Linear Equations; Integrating Factors 
6( c), 9( c), 17, 19, 22(b,c), 27, 28, 31, 33, 34, 35 
2.2 
Separable Equations 
3, 6, 8, 9, 12, 16 
2.3 
Modeling with First Order Equations 
2,4,7,9, 16, 18(a) 
Week 3:
1/292/2 
2.5 
Autonomous Equations and Population Dynamics 
2, 4, 10, 15, 20ab 
2.7 
Numerical Approximation; Euler’s Method 
2,18,19 
3.1 
Homogeneous Equations with Constant Coefficients 
3, 6, 8, 10, 13, 17, 20,22, 23 
First MATLAB project assigned, due Week of 2/19 
Week 4:
2/52/9 
3.2 
Solutions of Linear Homogeneous Equations and the Wronskian 
2, 5, 6, 8, 12, 18, 22, 24, 25, 26, 31 
3.3 
Complex Roots of the Characteristic Equation 
2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 17, 21, 27 
Week 5:
2/122/16 
Common Exam 1: Wednesday, February 14 
3.4 
Repeated Roots; Reduction of Order 
1, 6, 9, 11, 14, 16, 26, 28, 30 
3.5 
Nonhomogeneous Equations; Undetermined Coefficients 
3, 5, 9, 11, 17, 19, 22(a), 23(a), 25(a), 28(a) 
Week 6:
2/192/23 
3.6 
Variation of Parameters 
3, 7, 8, 9, 12, 13, 15, 19 
3.7 
Mechanical and Electrical Vibrations 
2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 12, 4, 16, 17, 18, 20 
Week 7:
2/263/2 
3.8 
Forced Vibrations 
2, 6, 9, 12 
5.1 
Review of Power Series 
18, 20, 21, 23 
Week 8:
3/53/9 
Common Exam 2: Wednesday, March 7 
5.2 
Series Solutions of Variable Coefficient Second Order Linear ODEs 
2(a,b), 4(a,b), 7(a,b), 12(a,b) 
6.1 
Definition of the Laplace Transform 
3, 4, 6, 9, 13, 15, 21, 25, 26, 27 
Spring Recess, March 11  March 18

Week 9:
3/193/23 
6.2 
Laplace Transform Solution of Initial Value Problems 
1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 13, 21, 24, 29, 30, 32, 33 
6.3 
Step Functions 
2, 4, 10, 11, 15, 17, 20, 21, 23 
6.4 
ODEs with Discontinuous Forcing Functions 
2, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11,18, 22 
Week 10:
3/263/30 
6.5 
Impulse Functions 
1, 2, 5, 6, 9 
6.6 
The Convolution Integral 
4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 14, 18 
Week 11:
4/24/6 
7.1 
System of First Order Linear ODEs 
2, 4, 5, 7 
7.2 
Review of Matrices (refer to suggested material) 
1, 2, 4, 8, 22, 23 
Week 12:
4/94/13 
7.3 
Review of Linear Algebraic Equations, Eigenvalues, and Eigenvectors (2x2) 
16, 17, 18, 19 
7.4 
Some Theory for Linear Systems of ODE 
none 
7.5 
Homogeneous Linear Systems with Constant Coefficients 
2, 4, 7, 15, 16, 25 
MATLAB Project 2 Assigned. Due Week of 4/23. 
Week 13:
4/164/20 
Common Exam 3: Wednesday, April 18 
7.6 
Complex Eigenvalues 
2(a), 6(a), 10, 13, 17, 28 
10.1 
TwoPoint Boundary Value (plus PDF Supplement) 
1, 3, 5, 10, 14, 15, 18, supplement 
Week 14:
4/234/27 
10.2 
Fourier Series 
1, 5, 6, 7, 13, 15, 16, 19(a,b), 20(a,b), 22(a,b) 
10.4 
Even and Odd Functions (plus PDF supplement) 
2, 3, 4, 7, 9, 15, 16, 21, 23(a,b), 27(a,b), supplement 
Week 15: 4/305/1, REVIEW FOR FINAL EXAM 
FINAL EXAM PERIOD: MAY 4  10, 2018 