For each week there will be a link to a page with a reading assignment and a homework assignment.

This schedule is tentative. It will get more accurate as the semester progresses.

The following abbreviations will be used: **Book** *Ordinary
Differential Equations* by Polking, Boggess & Arnold **Manual**
*Ordinary Differential Equations using MATLAB* by Arnold & Polking

Meeting #1: June 2 Homework #1 |
Introduction to ODEs Existence and Uniqueness for 1st Order ODEs Continous Dependence on Intial Conditions |

Meeting #2: June 4 Homework #2 |
Autonomous Equations and Stability Solutions to Separable Equations |

Meeting #3: June 7 Homework #3 |
1st Order Linear Equations Applications to Physics and Population Biology |

Meeting #4: June 9 Homework #4 |
Numerical Methods: Euler's Method Solving Systems of Linear Equations |

Meeting #5: June 11 |
Class Cancelled (University Holiday) |

Meeting #6: June 14 Homework #6 |
Linear Algebra |

Meeting #7: June 16 Homework #7 |
Linear Algebra |

Meeting #8: June 18 Homework #8 |
Linear Algebra |

Meeting #9: June 21 Homework #9 |
Linear Algebra Adminsitrative note: Deadline for submitting refund requests. |

Meeting #10: June 23 Homework #10 |
Linear Algebra |

Meeting #11: June 25 Homework #11 |
Linear Algebra: Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors |

Meeting #12: June 28 Homework #12 |
Review of Complex Numbers Complex Eigenvalues Introduction to Systems of First-Order ODEs |

Meeting #13: June 30 Homework #13 |
Linear Systems Matrix Exponential and the Constant Matrix Case |

Meeting #14: July 2 Homework #14 |
The Constant Matrix Case |

Meeting #15: July 5 |
Class Cancelled (University Holiday) |

Meeting #16: July 7 Homework #16 |
Complex Solutions
Adminsitrative note: Deadline for dropping course without academic penalty. |

Meeting #17: July 9 Homework #17 |
Qualitative Analysis for Homogeneous First-Order Linear Systems Phase Plane Portraits |

Meeting #18: July 12 Homework #18 |
Non-linear Systems and Linearization Long-term Behavior of Solutions to Non-linear Systems |

Meeting #19: July 14 Homework #19 |
Invariant Sets and the Use of Nullclines |

Meeting #20: July 16 Homework #20 |
Global Dynamics of Planar Systems |

Meeting #21: July 19 |
Concluding Remarks Review Final Quiz; Instructor Evaluations |