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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, series solution method, Laplace transforms, Dirac delta function, solution of nonhomogeneous 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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