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Differential Equations

 

This introductory course covers methods of solving of linear and non-linear ordinary differential equations, systems of linear differential equations, boundary value problems. Methods include operators, undetermined coefficients, variation of parameters, and Laplace transforms.

 

Textbooks, calculators and solutions manuals are available in the Learning Commons.

Assistance is available on a one-on-one or small group basis.

Please bring all class notes and handouts with you when asking for assistance.

 

 

 

 Textbook Information

 

​Hardcopies of this textbook are available for use at the Calculus tables in the Learning Commons.



MAP 2302
A First Course in Differential Equations, 5e, Zill​
 
 

 Handouts

 

The Learning Commons offers handouts to help students understand important concepts in differential equations.​

 

 Videos

 

​Print the accompanying notes in the right column and follow along as TCC instructor Doug Jones explains various topics and works examples.

Video Title​ ​Accompanying notes

Introduction - Why Do Differential Equations?

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Verify Solutions

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Initial Value Problems

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Separable Variables

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Homogeneous Equations of Degree n

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Exact Equations

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Folley's Method of Integration by Parts

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Linear Equations

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Application - Brine Concentration

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Linear Independence

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Constructing a Second Solution

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Homogeneous Linear Equations with Constant Coefficients

Case 1: Auxiliary Equation has distinct real roots

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Case 2: Auxiliary Equation has repeated real roots

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Case 3: Auxiliary Equation has complex conjugate roots

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 Other Useful Links

 

These are additional resources that our staff and students have found helpful.

  • SOS Mathematics is a free resource for math review material from Algebra to Differential Equations! It is the perfect study site for high school, college students and adult learners. Get help to do your homework, refresh your memory, or prepare for a test. Browse the more than 2,500 math pages filled with short and easy-to-understand explanations.

 

  • Doug Jones' Webpage - Lots of interesting biographical material and links for the inquiring mind. There are also classroom notes and practice tests from Calculus, Precalculus, Trigonometry, Differential Equations and Logic. Doug is a TCC mathematics instructor.

Contact Information

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