This calendar is subject to change, but should give a general idea of when we will cover certain topics.

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

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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. |

Relevant links:

- City College's academic calendar for this semester.
- City College's final exam schedule for this semester.