Syllabus
Date  Section  Topic  Assignment  

August  22  1.1  Introduction  
24  2.1  Approximate solutions of first order equations  Assignment 1  
27  2.2  Separable equations  
29  2.4  Linear equations  
31  2.4  Linear Equations  Assignment 1 due Assignment 2 

September  3  2.3  Models of motion (only air resistance proportional to velocity)  
5  2.5  Mixing problems  Assigment 2 due  
7  2.6  Exact solutions, I  Assignment 3  
10  2.6  Exact solutions, II  
12  2.7  Existence of Solutions  Assignment 3 due  
14  2.7  2.8  Uniqueness of Solutions; Dependence of solutions on initial conditions  Assignment 4  
17  2.9  Autonomous equations and stability  
19  3.1  Modeling population growth  
21  3.3  Financial models  Assignment 4 due; Assignment 5  
24  Equation of a hanging rope: the catenary  
26  Review  
28  Exam 1 (in class)  
October  1  8.1  Introducing systems of ODE's  
3  8.2  Geometric Interpretation of systems of ODE's  Assignment 5 due  
5  Assignment 6  
8  
10  
12  
1519  Fall Break  
22  
24  
26  
29  
31  
November  2  Review  
5  Exam 2 (in class)  
7  
9  
12  
14  
16  
19  
21  25  Thanksgiving Break  
26  
28  
30  
December  3  
5  
Review  
10  Final Exam (810am) 