MATH 2214 
Introduction to Differential Equations



Instructor: Shahriar Afkhami Email: afkhamis@math.vt.edu Phone: (540) 231-6531 Office: 450 McBryde Hall Office Hours: Monday 3:00-4:30 pm, Wednesday 2:00-3:30 pm, Friday 10:30-12:00 am, and by appointment



Course Contract: course_contract.pdf Course Schedule: course_schedule.pdf Course Homepage: Math 2214 Textbook: Elementary Differential Equations with Boundary Value Problems (with CD-Rom), 2nd ed., by Werner E. Kohler and Lee W. Johnson, ISBN 0-321-3985505 Past Final Exams: link Honor Code: Virginia Tech Honor Code
Announcements:
  • Mon, Aug 25, 2008 -- Welcome to Math 2214!
  • Emporium exam schedule:
  • The common time final will be given at the emporium during the period December 11 through December 17. On each day of this period, the exam can be started any time from noon to 5 pm. Testing will close at 7 pm. Questions for the common time final will come from the database for the quizzes.
    Course Plan: Week: 1- Sections: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3 2- Sections: 2.1, 2.2, 2.3 (Quiz 1, 9/4/08) 3- Sections: 2.4, 2.5, 2.6 (Quiz 2, 9/11/08) 4- Sections: 2.9, 2.10 (Exam 1, 9/18/08) 5- Sections: 3.1, 3.2, 3.3 (Quiz 3, 9/25/08) 6- Sections: 3.4, 3.5, 3.6 (Quiz 4, 10/2/08) 7- Sections: 3.7, 3.8, 3.9 (Quiz 5, 10/9/08) 8- Sections: 3.10, 3.11 (Quiz 6, 10/16/08) 9- Sections: 3.12 (Exam 2, 10/23/08) 10- Sections: 4.1, 4.2, 4.3 (Quiz 7, 10/30/08) 11- Sections: 4.4, 4.5, 4.6 (Quiz 8, 11/6/08) 12- Sections: 4.7, 4.8, 4.9 (Quiz 9, 11/13/08) 13- Sections: 4.10, 6.2, 6.4 (Quiz 10, 11/20/08) 14- Sections: Fall Break 15- Sections: 6.5, 6.6 (Quiz 11, 12/4/08) 16- Sections: Review Day (12/9/08), Reading Day (12/11/08), Final Exam (12/15/08) Practice Quizzes: Click here to see a table listing how practice quizzes correspond to sections in the text. Link to on-line quizzes:

    Matlab Files Lecture Notes: Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5 Week 6(a) Week 6(b) Week 7 Week 8 Week 9 Week 10 Week 11(a) Week 11(b) Week 12 Week 13 Week 14 Homework Solutions and Quizzes: http://www.math.vt.edu/people/afkhamis/class_home/sol.html