Prerequisite: Math 163
Corequisite: CS 151 or CS 251 or PHYS 290 or ECE 131
Boyce and DiPrima, Differential Euqation
Polking and Arnold, Ordinary Differential Equations using Matlab, third edition (optional)
Catalogue description: Introduction to the algorithmic theory of ordinary differential equations. Topics covered: elementary theory of ordinary differential equations, numerical methods, phase-plane analysis, and introduction to Laplace transformations. Third-level calculus is helpful for this class.