Date 
Sections of Text 
Topics 
Wednesday, Aug. 22 
1.1  1.2 
Solutions and initial value problems 
Friday, Aug. 24 
1.3 
Direction fields 
Monday, Aug. 27 
1.4 
Euler approximation 
Wednesday, Aug. 29 
2.1  2.2 
Separable equations 
Friday, Aug. 31 
2.3 
Firstorder linear equations 
Wednesday, Sept. 5 
2.4 
Exact equations 
Friday, Sept. 7 
pp. 34  36 
Autonomous equations, phase line 
Monday, Sept. 10 
3.2 
Compartmental analysis 
Wednesday, Sept. 12 
3.4 
Newtonian mechanics 
Friday, Sept. 14 
4.1  4.2 
Secondorder linear equations; homogeneous equation: real roots 
Monday, Sept. 17 
4.3 
Homogeneous equation: complex roots 
Wednesday, Sept. 19 

Review 
Friday, Sept. 21 

Test 1 
Monday, Sept. 24 
4.4 
Undetermined coefficients 
Wednesday, Sept. 26 
4.5 
Superposition principle 
Friday, Sept. 28 
4.6 
Variation of parameters 
Monday, Oct. 1 
4.8  4.9 
Mechanical vibrations 
Wednesday, Oct. 3 
4.8  4.9 
Mechanical vibrations 
Friday, Oct. 5 
7.1  7.2 
Laplace transforms 
Monday, Oct. 8 
7.3 
Properties of Laplace transforms 
Wednesday, Oct. 10 
7.4 
Inverse Laplace transforms 
Monday, Oct. 15 
7.5 
Solving initial value problems 
Wednesday, Oct. 17 
7.6 
Discontinuous functions 
Friday, Oct. 19 
7.8 
Delta function 
Monday, Oct. 22 

Review 
Wednesday, Oct. 24 

Test 2 
Friday, Oct. 26 
9.1  9.2 
Linear algebraic equations 
Monday, Oct. 29 
9.3 
Matrices and vectors 
Wednesday, Oct. 31 
9.4 
Linear systems in normal form 
Friday, Nov. 2 
9.5 
Real eigenvalues 
Monday, Nov. 5 
9.6 
Complex eigenvalues 
Wednesday, Nov. 7 
5.4, 12.2 
Geometry of linear systems 
Friday, Nov. 9 
5.5 
Coupled massspring systems 
Monday, Nov. 12 
9.7 
Nonhomogeneous linear systems 
Wednesday, Nov. 14 

Review 
Friday, Nov. 16 

Test 3 
Monday, Nov. 19 
12.1 
Phase plane for nonlinear systems 
Monday, Nov. 26 
12.3 
Linearization 
Wednesday, Nov. 28 
12.4 
Energy methods 
Friday, Nov. 30 

Projects 
Monday, Dec. 3 

Projects 
Wednesday, Dec. 5 

Projects 
Friday, Dec. 7 

Review 