Our class on September 25, 2012; photo by Jordan Bell:
Class Photo: click to enlarge
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||Notes and Links
||About This Class. Monday: Introduction and the Brachistochrone. Tuesday: More on the Brachistochrone, administrative issues. Tuesday Notes. Friday: Some basic techniques: first order linear equations.
|| Monday: Separated equations, escape velocities. HW1. Tuesday: Escape velocities, changing source and target coordinates, homogeneous equations. Friday: Reverse engineering separated and exact equations.
|| Monday: Solving exact equations, integration factors. HW2. Tuesday: Statement of the Fundamental Theorem. Class Photo. Friday: Proof of the Fundamental Theorem.
|| Monday: Last notes on the fundamental theorem. HW3. Tuesday Hour 1: The chain law, examples of variational problems. Tuesday Hour 2: Deriving Euler-Lagrange. Friday: Reductions of Euler-Lagrange.
||Monday is thanksgiving. Tuesday: Lagrange multiplyers and the isoperimetric inequality. HW4. Friday: More Lagrange multipliers, numerical methods.
|| Monday: Euler and improved Euler. Tuesday: Evaluating the local error, Runge-Kutta, and a comparison of methods. Friday: Numerical integration, high order constant coefficient homogeneous linear ODEs.
|| Monday: Multiple roots, reduction of order, undetermined coefficients. Tuesday: From systems to matrix exponentiation. HW5. Term Test on Friday.
|| Monday: The basic properties of matrix exponentiation. Tuesday: Matrix exponentiation: examples. Friday: Phase Portraits. HW6. Nov 4 was the last day to drop this class
|| Monday: Non-homogeneous systems. Tuesday: The Catalan numbers, power series, and ODEs. Friday: Global existence for linear ODEs, the Wronskian.
||Monday-Tuesday is UofT November break. HW7. Friday: Series solutions for .
|| Monday: is irrational, more on the radius of convergence. Tuesday (class): Airy's equation, Fuchs' theorem. Tuesday (tutorial): Regular singular points. HW8. Friday: Discussion of regular singular points..
|| Monday: Frobenius series by computer. Qualitative Analysis Handout (PDF). Tuesday: The basic oscillation theorem. Handout on the Frobenius Method. HW9. Friday: Non-oscillation, Sturm comparison.
|| Monday: More Sturm comparisons, changing the independent variable. Tuesday: Amplitudes of oscillations. Last class was on Tuesday!
||The Final Exam (time, place, style, office hours times)
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