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Differential Equations

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2018
Subject Name: 
Mathematics
Course Number: 
260
Institution: 
Amherst College

The study of differential equations is an important part of mathematics that involves many topics, both theoretical and practical. The course will cover first- and second-order ordinary differential equations, basic theorems concerning existence and uniqueness of solutions and continuous dependence on parameters, long-term behavior of solutions and approximate solutions.  The focus of the course will be on connecting the theoretical aspects of differential equations with real-world applications from physics, biology, chemistry, and engineering.  Four class hours per week.


Requisite: MATH 211 or consent of the instructor. Limited to 25 students. Spring semester. Visiting Professor Zhang.

Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during all registration periods.
Schedule #: 
MATH-260-01-1718S

Course Sections

Differential Equations
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 Yongheng Zhang yzhang@amherst.edu MWF 12:00PM-12:50PM; TH 12:00PM-12:50PM SMUD 207; SMUD 207