The purpose of this one-semester 3-credit course is to introduce the basic concepts of Differential Equations.

We will cover the following subjects:

1. First Order Differential Equations

2. Second Order Linear Equations

3. Series Solutions of Second Order Linear Equations

4. Systems of First Order Linear Equations

5. Nonlinear Differential Equations and Stability

二、指定用書(Text Books)

Elementary Differential Equations and Boundary Value Problems, 9th ed., 2012, by Boyce and DiPrima.

三、參考書籍(References)

None

四、教學方式(Teaching Method)

Lectures

五、教學進度(Syllabus)

1. First Order Differential Equations (1 week)

2. Second Order Linear Equations (3 weeks)

3. Series Solutions of Second Order Linear Equations (4 weeks)

4. Systems of First Order Linear Equations (4 weeks)

5. Nonlinear Differential Equations and Stability (4 weeks)

六、成績考核(Evaluation)

Homework 20%

Midterm 40%

Final 40%

七、可連結之網頁位址