MATH 440/540
Applied Mathematics I
Spring 2009
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 11:10-12:00 CUE 409

Instructor: Sergey Lapin
Office: Neil 327
Office Hours: M,W 3:10-4, and by appointment
Email: slapin@math.wsu.edu
Web-page: http://www.math.wsu.edu/math/faculty/slapin/

Required book: E. Kreyszig, Advanced Engineering Mathematics. 9th Ed.
Optional book: A. Quarteroni, F. Saleri Scientific Computing with MATLAB and Octave.
Matlab manual: Getting Started with MATLAB 7.

Course outline:
1. Review of 1st and 2nd order ordinary differential equations
2. Series solutions of ordinary differential equations
(a) Legendre polynomils
(b) Frobenius method
(c) Bessel functions
(d) Sturm-Louville problems
3. Partial differential equations
(a) Hyperbolic equations: wave equation and its solution
(b) Parabolic equations: heat equation and its solution
4. Numerical solution of differential equations

* Homework assignments - 40%
* Final project - 60%

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Homework assignments:
1. Homework #1: p.8 #2,4,6,8,10,12
2. Homework #2: p.18 #2,6,10,14
3. Homework #3: p.25 #6, 12, 16; p.32 # 4, 8, 10
4. Homework #4: p.42 #16, 18, 20, 28, 30;
5. Homework #5: p.52 #4, 6, 18, 20;
6. Homework #6: p.59 #10,24,26,28;
7. Homework #7: p.72 #,6,8,10,12; Assigned Feb.2; Due Feb.9.
8. Homework #8: p.83 #2, 10, 12, 18; Assigned Feb.6; Due Feb.9.
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Week of Feb.9
Feb. 9. HW #9: p.101 #4,6, 14; due Feb.18
Feb.11: no HW
Feb.13: no HW, but refresh your programming skills
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Week of Feb.16
Feb.16: no class
Feb.18: no HW
Feb. 20: Computational homework OR p.897 #2, 4; Due March 2nd.
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Week of March. 2
March 2: p.170 #4,6; Due March 9.
March 4: NO HW
March 6:p.187 #4,8
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Week of March. 9
March 9: No HW
March 11: p.197 #6; Due March 23
March 13:p.209 #8;Due March 23
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Week of March. 23
March 23: No HW
March 25: p.485 #12,14
March 27: Numerically compute Fourier series of Ex.1 p.488. Assume k=1, compute partial sums from S1 to S10 and plot them comparing with f(x).
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Week of March. 30
March 30: No HW
April 1: No HW
April 3: No HW
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Week of April 6
April 6: p.561 #6
April 8: No HW
April 10: No HW
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Week of April 13
April 13:
April 15:
April 17:
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Syllabus in PDF format