May 17, 2022  
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MATH 241 - Differential Equations I

5 credits

A grade of “C” or better in MATH& 163  or concurrent enrollment in MATH& 163 .

MATH 241 is a standard first course in differential equations. Content includes:linear first order equations; separable equations; growth and decay problems; motion problems; linear second order equations; variation of parameters; undetermined coefficients;analysis of vibrations; electric circuits; series solution method; Laplace transforms; Dirac delta function; solution of nonhomogenous linear systems; and basic applications of linear systems. Applications are taken from the natural and social sciences and engineering.

Theory Hours
5 theory hours.

AA Specified Elective
Satisfies specified elective requirement for the AA degree.

Course Outcomes
  • Solve 1st order ODEs and IVPs and applications of them
  • Solve 2nd order linear ODEs and IVPs and applications of them
  • Solve IVPs, systems of IVPs and applications using Laplace Transform

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