Mar 26 - Apr 11 Ch.8, **Ordinary Differential Equations.**
**
**Linear and nonlinear, separable, constant coefficients. Examples:
damped and driven circuits
**
**and** **oscillators; one dimensional motion and the Kepler problem,
Green's functions.

**Fri Apr 20
First midterm exam (open book, calculators
not allowed). **

Apr 13 - 25 Ch.
9, **Calculus of Variations.**

Functional variations, Euler equation. Examples: Lagrangian mechanics.

Apr 27 - May 4 Ch. 6,
sections 5-7, 10, **Vector Analysis.**
**
**Fields, div, grad and curl. The continuity equation and the divergence
theorem. The Laplacian

in Cartesian, cylindrical and spherical coordinates.

**Fri May 11
Second midterm exam (open book, calculators
not allowed). **

May 7- May 21 **
**Ch 13, **Partial Differential Equations.**
**
**Separation of variables, boundary value problems. Examples:
Laplace and

Poisson equations; diffusion, wave and Schroedinger equations.

**Mon May 28
Memorial Day holiday.**

May 23- Jun 1 **
**Ch 12, **Series Solutions of Differential Equations.**
** **
Series solutions. Bessel functions, Legendre polynomials, spherical
harmonics

(as time allows).

**Wed Jun 6
Final exam 2:30-4:20 PM, Location
to be announced.**

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