Prof. Readdy's Math 214 Homework

Math 214 Differential Equations
Prof. Readdy
University of Kentucky
Spring 2017


Unless otherwise indicated, all of the homework is from Boyce and DiPrima, Elementary Differential Equations, 9th or 10th edition

Week 1

Read §5.1 of Boyce and DiPrima. Do 5.1 (1, 6, 9, 11, 14, 17) Due Jan 18th
Read about complex numbers in Paul's Online Math Notes, Complex Number Primer or in Seeley, Calculus of One Variable, chapter 1.
From Seeley: Do Page 381 (1bef, 2), Page 386 (Exercise 70), Page 388 (2abc, 4a, 7) Due Jan 20th

Week 2

Read Chapter 1 Introduction of Boyce and DiPrima. Do §1.1 (15, 18, 19). Due Wed Jan 25
Read §1.3 and do (7, 9, 11). Due Wed Jan 25
Read §2.1 and do (13--18, 19, 20). Due Fri Jan 27

Week 3

Read §2.2 and do (2, 6, 9, 10, 14, 20, 32ab, 35ab). Due Jan 30
Omit §2.3
Read §2.4 and do (1-11 odd, 13, 16, 22, 25). Due Feb 1
Read §2.5 and do (3, 4, 5, 9, 22). Due Feb 3

Week 4

Read §2.6 and do (1, 4, 5, 7, 11, 15, 18, 25, 26, 27, 32). Due Feb 8
Read §2.7 and do (1, 4, 6, 7, 11a). due Feb 10

Week 5

Read §2.9 and do (2, 3, 4, 6, 8). due Feb 13
Read §3.1 and do (2, 3, 4, 9, 10, 14, 17, 19, 22, 24). due Feb 15
Read §3.3 and do (3, 4, 9, 15, 17, 18) due Feb 17

Week 6

Read §3.2 and do (1, 2, 6-9, 11-14, 16, 22, 24, 29, 33). due Feb 20

Week 7

Read §3.4 and do (4, 13, 23, 25, 27, 28) due March 1
Read §3.5 and do (1, 3, 4, 5, 9, 10, 20, 29) due March 3

Week 8

Read §3.6 and do (1, 3, 5, 7, 14, 18, 29) due March 8th
Read §3.7 Springs (Mechanical and electrical vibrations) and do (2, 3, 6, 7, 19) due March 10th

Week 9

Read § 3.8 Forced vibrations and do (1--4, 5, 7, 9) due March 20th

Read § 4.1 Higher order linear eqns and do (2, 6, 7, 13, 17, 21). Due March 22nd
Read § 4.2 (Higher order) Homogeneous eqns with constant coeffs and do (1, 2, 10, 11, 17, 19) Due March 24th

Week 10

Read § 4.3 (Higher order) Method of undetermined coeffs and do (3, 5, 8). Due March 27th
Read § 5.2 Series solution near an ordinary point, part I and do (2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 15a, 17a, 21, 22) Due March 27th (this is correct!)
Read § 5.3 Series solution near an ordinary point, part II and do (1, 3, 7, 8, 12, 17) Due March 29th

Week 11 and beyond

Read § 6.1 The Laplace Transform and do (1, 2, 5, 7, 15, 18, 21, 23, 26). Due April 5th
Read § 6.2 Solutions of IVP and do (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 21). Due April 12th
Read § 6.3 Step functions (aka the Heaviside Function) and do (1-9 odd, 12, 3, 15, 18). Due April 14th
Read § 6.4 and do (1, 4, 6, 7, 9). Due April 17th
Read § 6.5 The Dirac function and do (1, 3, 4, 6, 11). Due April 19th
Read § 6.6 The convolution integral and do (2, 4, 9, 11, 15, 16, 19, 20). Due April 21st

Read § 7.5 Homogeneous linear systems with constant coefficients and do (2, 3, 6, 15, 16). Skip direction fields for exercises 2, 3 & 6!

Read § 7.6 Complex eigenvalues and do (2, 3, 5). Skip direction fields!







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