MATH 102
DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS


Instructor:
      Dave Bachman
Office:              Avery 220
Office hours:   M 1-2, W 1-2, F 10-11
Office phone:  (909) 607-7961
Email:              bachman@pitzer.edu
Web:                http://pzacad.pitzer.edu/~dbachman/m102/syllabus.html (this page)
Text:
               Differential Equations (4th edition), by Blanchard, Devaney, and Hall. Published by Brooks/Cole.


Homework: Daily homework will be done on-line at https://pzwork.pitzer.edu/webwork2/Math102/. Your login information should be the same as for the Portal, Sakai, etc. Unless otherwise noted, problems will be due at 5pm on the following class day.

Attendance: Although no official role will be taken you will need to be in lecture to follow the class, and take the exams.

Exams: In addition to the final exam (Thursday, 5/11, 9am-12) there will be two in-class mid-term exams, scheduled for February 24th and March 27th.

Grades: Exams will be individually curved, if appropriate. Class grades will be computed by giving the following weights: 23% Midterm 1, 23% Midterm 2, 23% Homework, 31% Final.

Topics:
    Chapter 1.  First order equations
    Chapter 2.  First order Systems
    Chapter 3.  Linear Systems
    Chapter 5.  Non-linear systems