Differential Equations

Course Description and Grading Breakdown

Course Meeting Time and Location
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
10:00 - 10:55 am
310 Linde

Course Instructor Contact Information and Office Hours
177 Linde Hall
Office Hours: by appointment

TA Contact Information and Office Hours

Linde 382
Office hours: Monday 6-8 pm in Linde 255

Linde 153
Office hours: Monday 2:30-3:30 pm in Linde 183

Recitation Sections

 SectionTimeLocation TA
7 9:00-9:55 am187 LINDE  Neeraja Kulkarni
8 10:00-10:55 am
 119 DWN
 Adam Artymowicz
9 7:00-7:55 pm 255 LINDE Neeraja Kulkarni

Course Policies
Homework will be due on Tuesdays at 4 pm. Late work will not be accepted, but the lowest two homework scores will be dropped while calculating grades.

The final grade consists of midterm (35%), final (35%) and homework (30%) grades.

 Date PostedAssignment Due Date  Solutions
 October 7    hw1.pdf 
 October 15, 4 pm Sol1 and figure1 and figure2
 October 15
hw2.pdf October 22, 4 pm Sol2
 October 22hw3.pdf
(105k) (corrected file)
 October 29, 4 pm Sol3
 October 28hw4.pdf No due date Sol4
 November 5hw5.pdf November 12, 4 pm Sol5
 November 12    hw6.pdf November 19, 4 pm 

Midterm and Final Exam

The midterm is due on Wednesday, November 6 at 9:00 AM, and is available here. Please check your email for accessing the file linked to this course page. 

Midterm solutions are available here.

Collaboration Table
You may consult:  
Course textbook (including answers in the back)YESNO
Other booksYESNO
Solution manualsNONO
Your notes (taken in class)YESNO
Class notes of othersYESNO
Your hand copies of class notes of othersYESNO
Photocopies of class notes of othersYESNO
Electronic copies of class notes of othersYESNO
Course handoutsYESNO
Your returned homework / examsYESNO
Solutions to homework / exams (posted on webpage)YESNO
Homework / exams of previous yearsNONO
Solutions to homework / exams of previous yearsNONO
Emails from TAsYESNO
You may:

Discuss problems with othersYESNO
Look at communal materials while writing up solutionsYESNO
Look at individual written work of othersNONO
Post about problems onlineNONO
For computational aids, you may use:


* You may use a computer or calculator while doing the homework, but may not refer to this as justification for your work.  For example, "by Mathematica" is not an acceptable justification for deriving one equation from another.  Also, since computers and calculators will not be allowed on the exams, it's best not to get too dependent on them.

Rupert Frank,
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Oct 28, 2019, 11:17 AM
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Rupert Frank,
Nov 5, 2019, 6:20 PM
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