# Tentative Calendar for Math 39100, Section E, Fall 2012

This calendar is subject to change, but should give a general idea of when we will cover certain topics.
 Date Tentative class plan: Mon, Aug 27 Welcome! § 1.2: Solutions to some differential equations. § 2.1: First order linear equations. Wed, Aug 29 Quiz 1 handed out.§ 2.1: First order linear equations. § 2.2: Separable equations and Homogeneous equations (Exercises 30–38) Mon, Sep 3 No class: College Closed (Labor Day) Wed, Sep 5 Quiz 1 due.§ 2.3: Modeling with linear equations (Examples 1, 2, 3, skip escape velocity problem) Mon, Sep 10 Quiz 2 handed out.§ 2.6: Exact equations (skip integrating factor) Wed, Sep 12 Quiz 2 due.§ 3.1: Second order homogeneous LODE (real distinct roots). Complex numbers (first pass) § 3.3: Complex root case Mon, Sep 17 No classes Wed, Sep 19 Quiz 3 handed out.§ 3.2: Wronskian and linear independence, Abel’s Theorem Mon, Sep 24 Quiz 3 due and Quiz 4 handed out.§ 3.4: Reduction of order, repeat root case § 3.5: Non-homogeneous equations; Undetermined coefficients Method Wed, Sep 26 No classes Mon, Oct 1 Quiz 4 due.Review for the first midterm. Wed, Oct 3 First Midterm. Mon, Oct 8 No class: College Closed (Columbus Day) Wed, Oct 10 § 3.5: Non-homogeneous equations; Undetermined coefficients Method § 3.6: Variation of parameters Mon, Oct 15 § 3.7: Free vibrations in mechanical systems and Electrical networks § 3.8: Forced vibrations Wed, Oct 17 Quiz 5 handed out.§ 3.7: Free vibrations in mechanical systems and Electrical networks § 3.8: Forced vibrations Mon, Oct 22 Quiz 5 due.§ 4.1: General homogeneous LODE More on complex numbers § 4.2: Homogeneous LODE, higher order Wed, Oct 24 § 4.3: Undetermined coefficients Mon, Oct 29 Class cancelled because of Hurricane Sandy. Wed, Oct 31 Class and midterm cancelled because of Hurricane Sandy. Mon, Nov 5 § 5.1: Power series § 5.2: Series Solution near Ordinary Point Wed, Nov 7 New date for Second Midterm. Mon, Nov 12 § 5.4: Euler equations; Regular singular points Wed, Nov 14 Quiz 6 handed out.§ 5.5: Series solutions near regular singular points Mon, Nov 19 Quiz 6 due.§ 6.1-6.2: Laplace Transforms Wed, Nov 21 § 6.1-6.2: Laplace Transforms Mon, Nov 26 Third Midterm moved because of the Hurricane.§ 10.1: Two point boundary value problem (Eigenvalue problem) Wed, Nov 28 § 10.2: Fourier Series Mon, Dec 3 § 10.3-10.4: Fourier Theorem and Even and Odd Functions § 10.5: Heat Conduction Problem, separation of variables Tue, Dec 4 This make-up class will be a review for Midterm 3. Class meets from 12:30-1:45. Wed, Dec 5 Third Midterm. Mon, Dec 10 § 10.5: Heat Conduction Problem, separation of variables § 10.6: Other Heat conduction problems (optional) Wed, Dec 12 § 10.6: Other Heat conduction problems (optional) § 10.7: Wave equation, vibrating string (optional) Fri, Dec 14 Review for final.

The final exam will be held on Monday, December 17th from 1-3:15pm.