Partial Differential Equations for Science and Engineering

Math 4512 (class number 3048)

Summer 2012

Instructor: Sergei Chmutov

Teaching assistant: James Talamo

Classes: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12:40 - 1:35 pm, and
Tuesday, Thursday 12:45 - 2:05 pm at Scott Lab N048.

TEXTBOOK: Elementary Differential Equations and Boundary Value Problems, 8-th edition, by W.E. Boyce and R.C. DiPrima. John Wiley & Sons (2010).
Online version:
You should read sections of the book before they are studied in class.

Homework: There will be two assignments per week due Tuesday and Friday before class.

Tests: There will be two midterms and one final exam. You may not use your calculator, your text, notes, or solutions to assignments. Except for extraordinary reasons, you must take the examinations at the scheduled times.

MIDTERM 1 Friday, July 6. MIDTERM 2 Friday, July 25. FINAL EXAM Wednesday, August 8, 2:00-3:45 pm

TOTAL POINTS POSSIBLE: Each homework will be graded out of 50 points. The lowest grade will be dropped. The total homework score will be the mean of remaining grades.

Homework 50 Midterms 2x100 Final exam 150 TOTAL 400

A A- B+ B B- C+ C C- D+ D
90 87 83 80 77 73 70 67 63 60

Tentative daily schedule


Solutions for midterm 1