20280 Ordinary Differential Equations I 1

Credits: 4 intermediate credits in Mathematics

Prerequisites: none

Required: Infinitesimal Calculus I, Infinitesimal Calculus II, Linear Algebra I

Recommended: Linear Algebra II

Authors: Eli Levin, Judith Gal-Ezer, Shmuel Berger, Zippy Berger

The course expands on Introduction to Ordinary Differential Equations (20218). It covers additional, more advanced topics. It is intended for students of Mathematics but is also suitable for students of Natural Sciences or Engineering who have the required background knowledge.

Topics: First order differential equations; nth order differential equations; Systems of first order linear equations; Existence and uniqueness theorems; Trigonometric Fourier series; Orthogonal systems of functions.

1There is some overlap in the content of this and other courses. For details, see Overlapping Courses.

See also Introduction to Ordinary Differential Equations (20218). Please note the difference between these courses in prerequisites and scope.