MATH 211, Differential Equations, May 2007

Rice University

Summer, May 2007

May 15th-June 1st

MTWThF: 1 – 4 pm

 

 

Instructor: Heather Hardway

Office Hours:  Everyday, 4-5 pm

Email: hardway at rice.edu

 

Textbook:

Differential Equations, by Polking, Boggess, and Arnold

ISBN: 0-13-598137-9

Grades/Exams:

Grades will be determined based on two midterms (25% each), homework (15%), and final (35%).  Exams will be take-home, pledged, timed, closed book/notes. 

 

Midterm I – handed out Friday, May 18th, and due Monday, May 21st

Midterm II – handed out Friday, May 25h, and due Monday, May 28th

Final – handed out Friday, June 1st, and due Monday, June 4th

Homework:

Homework will be due each after class.  Since we are covering a full semester’s worth of material in three weeks, doing the homework everyday is the best way to keep up and learn the material.  Feel free to work together on homework assignments and ask me questions during office hours.

 

Disability support:

Any student with a documented disability needing academic adjustments or accommodations is requested to speak with me during the first two weeks of class. All discussions will remain confidential. Students with disabilities should also contact Disability Support Services in the Ley Student Center.



Tentative Schedule:

 

Day
Sections Covered

5/15

Chapter 1, 2.1-2.2

5/16

2.4-2.5

5/17

2.7-2.9

5/18

3.1,3.3,4.1,4.2

 

 

5/21

4.3-4.5

5/22

4.6, Chapter 6

5/23

7.1-7.3

5/24

7.4-7.6

5/25

8.1-8.4

 

 

5/28

No Class

5/29

9.1-9.3

5/30

9.4-9.6

5/31

9.8,10.1,10.2

6/1

10.3,10.4

 

Homework Schedule:

 

Section
Turn-In
Due Date

2.1

6,7,13

 

2.2

8,15

5/16

 

 

 

2.4

13,18,20

 

2.5

8,9

5/17

 

 

 

2.7

7,29,32

 

2.8

 

 

2.9

18,22,24

5/18

 

 

 

3.1

5

 

3.3

4

 

4.1

14

 

4.2

3

5/21

 

 

 

4.3

3,7,17

 

4.4

13

 

4.5

3,7

5/22

 

 

 

4.6

7,13

 

6.1

1,10,19

5/23

 

 

 

7.1

 

 

7.2

 

 

7.3

 

5/24

 

 

 

7.4

 

 

7.5

 

 

7.6

 

5/25

 

 

 

8.2

 

 

8.3

 

 

8.4

 

5/29

 

 

 

9.1

 

 

9.2

 

 

9.3

 

5/30

 

 

 

9.4

 

 

9.5

 

 

9.6

 

5/31

 

 

 

9.8

 

 

10.1

 

 

10.2

 

6/1

 

 

 

10.3

 

 

10.4

 

Bonus