MATH 242 Section 501
Elementary Differential Equations 
Honors Section - Spring 2002

Professor Robert Sharpley
Meets: TTh  11:00 - 12:15 in LeConte College 303B

Instructor Information
 Office:   LeConte 313 D
 Office Hours nbsp;  TTh 10-11, or by appointment.

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Course Information

Catalogue Description:    Ordinary differential equations of first order, higher order linear equations, Laplace transform methods, series methods; numerical solution of differential equations. Applications to physical sciences and engineering. Introduction to programming desirable.

Course Topics:    The course will cover the general topics contained in chapters 1-5, 7, and 9 of the text. These topics include

Textbook:  Differential Equations with Modeling Applications (7-th ed.), by Dennis G. Zill, Brooks/Cole, Pacific Grove, CA, 2001.

Grading scheme: Two tests, each counting 30% of the final grade. The homework, turned in on a regular basis, counts 10%, with the final exam counting 30%.

Attendance: Classroom attendance is required according to official university policy.

Important Course Dates:

Prerequisites: Qualification through placement, or a grade of C or better in MATH 142 or its equivalent.

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