Summer 2012

**Instructor:** Sergei Chmutov

- Office: MW-746
- Telephone 292-0819
- email: chmutov@math.ohio-state.edu
- http://www.math.ohio-state.edu/~chmutov/11-12/m4512/math4512.htm
- Office Hours: Monday, Friday 1:40 - 2:30

**Teaching assistant:** James Talamo

- Office: MW-200
- Telephone 292-2045
- email: talamo@math.ohio-state.edu
- Office Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday after class.

**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:** http://edugen.wiley.com/edugen/class/cls198837/

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.

**EXAMINATION SCHEDULE:**

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 |

**GRADING SCALE (Percent):**

A | A- | B+ | B | B- | C+ | C | C- | D+ | D |

90 | 87 | 83 | 80 | 77 | 73 | 70 | 67 | 63 | 60 |