The table below shows the schedule of topics (including WeBWorK assignments) for the semester. It may be updated as the semester progresses.

SessionDateSection and TopicPagesWeBWorK AssignmentSuggested Textbook Problems (not collected)
1Tuesday, 2/21.2 First Order Equations
[OPTIONAL: 1.3 Direction Fields for First Order Equations]
7-13
16-17
1-Reviewp.14: 1, 2(a-c,e-h), 4(a-f), 5, 6,
[optional: p. 14: 9 and p. 21: 1-11]
2Thursday, 2/42.1 Linear First Order Equations30-412-NonHomogeneousLinearp.41: 1-9 odd, 17-23 odd, 31-37 odd, 38, 40, 42
3Tuesday, 2/92.2 Separable Equations45-523-Separablep.52: 2, 3, 6, 12, 17-27 odd, 28, 35, 37
4Thursday, 2/112.4 Transformation of Nonlinear Equations into Separable Equations62-684-Bernoulli-nosub
4b-Homogeneous-YoverX
p.68: 1-4, 7-11 odd, 15-18, 23-27 odd
5Tuesday, 2/162.5 Exact Equations73-795-Exactp.79: 1-21 odd, 29, 30, 33, 34
6Thursday, 2/18Exact Equations cont'd
Intro to Population Modeling
7Tuesday, 2/234.1 Growth and Decay
4.2 Cooling and Mixing
4.3 Elementary Mechanics
130-137
140-147
151-160
6-Modeling1-PopulationAndCoolingp.138: 1-7 odd, 11, 13, 17
p.148: 1-11 odd, 15
p.160: 3, 5, 7, 10
8Thursday, 2/254.1/4.2/4.3 cont'd6b-Modeling2-FallingObjects
9Tuesday, 3/2First Examination
10Thursday, 3/4Finish Cooling, Intro to Euler's Method
11Tuesday, 3/93.1 Euler's Method96-1067-Trench-EulersMethodp.106: 1-7 odd, 11-13, 15-19 odd, 20-22
12Thursday, 3/113.2 The Improved Euler Method and Related Methods109-1167b-Trench-ImprovedEulersMethodp.116: 1-7 odd, 11-13, 15-19 odd, 20-22
13Tuesday, 3/163.3 The Runge-Kutta Method119-124TBDp.124: 1-7 odd, 11-13, 15-19 odd, 20-22
14Thursday, 3/185.1 Homogeneous Linear Equations194-2036-BasicSecondOrderp.203: 1-5
15Tuesday, 3/235.2 Constant Coefficient Homogeneous Equations210-2177-SecondOrderRepeated
8-SecondOrderComplex
p.217: 1-17 odd, 18-21
16Thursday, 3/255.3 Nonhomogeneous Linear Equations221-2279-Nonhomogeneousp.227: 1-5 odd, 9-13 odd, 16-20 even, 25-29 odd, 33-37 odd
Tuesday, 3/30Spring Break
Thursday, 4/1Spring Break
17Tuesday, 4/65.4 The Method of Undetermined Coefficients I229-2359-Nonhomogeneousp.235: 1-29 odd
18Thursday, 4/8Second Examination
19Tuesday, 4/13Numerical Methods Project DUE TODAY

5.6 Reduction of Order
248-25210-Trench-ReductionOfOrderp.253: 1-3, 5, 9, 13, 17, 19, 25, 31
20Thursday, 4/155.7 Variation of Parameters255-262p.262: 1-5, 7, 11, 13, 31, 33, 34
21Tuesday, 4/206.1 Spring Problems I
6.2 Spring Problems II
268-277
279-284
TBDp.277: 1, 3, 7-13 odd, 19, 21
p.288: 3, 4, 7-11 odd, 14-16
22Thursday, 4/226.2 Spring Problems II (continued)
6.3 The RLC Circuit
284-287
290-295
TBDp.288: 13, 17-20
p.295: 1-10
23Tuesday, 4/277.1 Review of Power Series
7.2 Series Solutions Near an Ordinary Point I
307-316
320-328
11-Trench-SeriesSolutionsp.317: 1, 11, 13, 15-17
p.329: 1, 3, 8, 11-13, 19-25 odd
24Thursday, 4/297.3 Series Solutions Near an Ordinary Point II335-338TBDp.338: 1-5 odd, 19-23 odd, 33-37 odd, 41-45 odd
25Tuesday, 5/4Third Examination
26Thursday, 5/67.4 Regular Singular Points Euler Equations344-34612-Trench-EulerEquationsp.347: 1-12
27Tuesday, 5/118.1 Introduction to the Laplace Transform394-40213-LaplaceTransforms-NoPiecewisep.403: 1(a,b,d,e), 2(b,c,f,g,h,i), 4, 5, 18
28Thursday, 5/138.2 The Inverse Laplace Transform
[NOTE: use the table on p.463 of the textbook to do the homework]
405-41214-InverseLaplaceTransformsp.412: 1(a,b,d,e), 2(a-e), 3(a-d), 4(a,d,e), 6(a), 7(a), 8(a,d)
8.3 Solution of Initial Value Problems
[NOTE: use the table on p.463 of the textbook to do the homework]
414-41916-LaplaceIVPp.419: 1-31 odd