# Math 2120

Differential Equations

## Instructor Information

Instructor: David Iron

Email: iron@mathstat.dal.ca

Office: Chase 322

## Course Information

### Times and Places

Lecture: |
Tuesday and Thursday |
11:25 - 12:55 |
Dunn 101 |

Office Hours*: |
Tues Wed 10:00-11:30 |
My office |

* or by appointment.

### Course Content

Text: *Notes on DiffY QS* by Jiri Lebl

A free version and links to purchase a hard copy may be found here.
In this course, we will consider some basic topics in
differential equations. The key topics we will consider include,

- First order problems
- Higher order linear problems
- Laplace transforms
- Linear systems
- Nonlinear systems

Depending on time constraints other topics of interest to the class
may be added.
There will be homework assignments every one to two weeks.
The midterm test will be held on Thurs October 19.
Grading will be as follows:*

Homework/Computer assignments |
40 % |

Mid-term test |
20 % |

Final Exam |
40 % |

* the grading policy may change at some point during
the year. Any changes will be announce in class as well as posted on
this web page.

### On line Course Material

All handouts, homework assignments and solutions will be posted
here at appropriate times.

Course Information

Euler's Method on a spreadsheet (Sample Spreadsheet)

Notes on Abel's Identity

Practice Test (Solutions)

Test Solutions

Matrix Inversion Notes

SIR notes (Maple Worksheet)

Practice Exam (Solutions)

#### Homework Assignments

Homework 1 (Solutions)

Howework 2 (Solutions)

Homework 3 (Solutions)

Homework 4 (Solutions)

Homework 5 (Solutions)

Homework 6 (Solutions)

Back to my homepage