Math 451      Homework Assignments       Spring, 2018
 

(Subject to change: check web page for each week’s assignment)

Office Hours: Tuesdays 2:30-3:00 p.m., and by appointment.

Book: Mark H. Holmes, Introduction to the Foundations of Applied Mathematics.  Springer, 2009

John Burns, Introduction to the Calculus of Variations and Control with Modern Applications. Chapman and Hall, 2013

Available as ebooks from the NCSU library.


Homework handed in should be written carefully.

HOMEWORK

HW #

Due date

Problems 


1/11
  Read sections 6.1 - 6.4

1/18

  Chap. 6: problems 6.1 - 6.5.  Read sections  6.5-6.7. Hand in problems 6.2abcd, 6.5af.

2

1/25

  Read 6.6--6.8. Problems: 6.10, 6.11

3
2/1
  Read sections 8.1 to 8.3. Problems, page 394: 8.1, 8.2 (a-d) 
 

4

2/8

  Read sections 8.4 to 8.6.   Problems, page 395:  8.6, 8.7.


2/15

 
 
No homework due; get started on Chapter 9 reading sections 9.1, 9.2

5
2/22
  Read sections 9.3, 9.4. Problems 9.1, 9.2, 9.3

6

3/1

TEST 1 old test for practice
7
3/5-9
 SPRING BREAK


3/15

  No homework due.

8

3/22

  Chapter 9, problems 9.4, 9.5, 9.6.   Notes on homework

9

3/29

  Kinematic BC HW

10

4/10

  Calculus of Variations

 

4/12

  Second Test. 


                Final Exam: Thursday, May 3rd,  1:00 - 4:00.