MMAT5130  Topics in Differential Equations  2017/18
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Course Year:
2017/18
Term:
2
Announcement
 (Jan 8) For the course outline, see here.
 (Jan 8) The tentative time for midterm exam is Mar 5, Monday. If you are not available, please inform us by email before or on Jan 12, Friday.
 (Feb 27) Midterm exam will be held 7:15pm9:15pm in Lecture on Mar 5, covering all the topics up to (including) Chapter 5Higher order linear equation, except Section 2.6 and the part about "uniform convergence" in Section 3.3.
 (Apr 17) Final exam will be held 7:00pm9:30pm in Lecture on Apr 23. It covers all the topics except those optional ones, with more emphasis on higher order equation, system, and nonlinear stability.
General Information
Lecturer

XIAO, Jingjing
 Office: LSB 210
 Tel: 39437985
 Email:
Teaching Assistant

CHAU, Chi Fai
 Office: LSB 222B
 Tel: 39437963
 Email:
Time and Venue
 Lecture: Mo 18:3021:15, Esther Lee Bldg 405
References
 W. E. Boyce, R. C. DiPrima, Elementary Differential Equations and Boundary Value Problems (any recent edition, e.g. 10th), Wiley. (Chapter 14, 7, 9, 11.)
 G. F. Simmons, S. G. Krantz, Differential Equations: theory, technique, and practice with boundary value problems, MacGrawhill. (Chapter 1, 2, 6, 9, 10.)
 W. Walter, Ordinary Differential Equations, SpringerVerlag. (Chapter 14, 6, 7.)
Lecture Notes
 Lecture 1 (First order equations, integrable cases)
 Lecture 2 (Theory for First order equations, Version 2)
 Lecture 3 (Second order linear equations, version 2)
 Lecture 4 (Higher order linear equations)
 Lecture 5 (System of first order linear equations)
 Lecture 6 (Nonlinear differential equations and stability, version 2)
Tutorial Notes
 Inclass Exercise 1
 Inclass Exercise 2
 Inclass Exercise 3
 Inclass Exercise 4
 Inclass Exercise 5
 Inclass Exercise 6
 Inclass Exercise 7
 Inclass Exercise 8
Assignments
 Assignment 1(Due 6pm, Jan 30)
 Assignment 2(Due 6pm, Feb 13)
 Assignment 3(Due 6pm, Mar 9, Fri)
 Assignment 4(Due 6pm, Apr 10, Tue)
 Assignment 5(Due 6pm, Apr 19, Thur)
Quizzes and Exams
Solutions
Assessment Scheme
Homework  10%  
Midterm (Mar 5, 7:15pm9:15pm, in Lecture)  40%  
Final (Apr 23, 7:00pm9:30pm, in Lecture)  50% 
Assessment Policy Last updated: April 17, 2018 18:00:22