MATH3270A - Ordinary Differential Equations - 2021/22

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General Information


  • YU, Yong
    • Office: LSB 214
    • Tel: 39438900
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    • Office Hours: by appointment

Teaching Assistant

  • Liu, Sicheng
    • Office: AB1 614
    • Tel: 3943 4109
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  • Hui, Yuxiang
    • Office: AB1 614
    • Tel: 3943 4109
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Time and Venue

  • Lecture: We 4:30PM - 6:15PM, Y.C. Liang Hall 104; Th 12:30PM - 1:15PM, Y.C. Liang Hall 104
  • Tutorial: Th 1:30PM - 2:15PM, Y.C. Liang Hall 104

Course Description

Ordinary differential equations arise from quantitative description of natural and social phenomena. Topics are: method of explicit solution, linear equations and systems, series solutions, Sturm-Liouville boundary value problems, dynamical systems and stability, applications to mechanics, electrical networks and population of species.


  • Elementary differential equations and boundary value problems (Boyce and Diprima) 9th Ed.


Assessment Scheme

Homework 10%
Midterm 1 20%
Midterm 2 20%
Final Exam 50%

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