**11839 MAP 2302 U05 **DIFERENTIAL EQUAT. MWF 1200--1250 Room GC 277
(rukim@fiu.edu).

*SPRING 2013*
**Description:** An introduction to differential equations and their
applications based upon knowledge of calculus.

Topics to include:

Initial value problems of the first order, numerical solutions, systems
of differential equations, linear differential equations, Laplace transforms,
series solutions.

Prerequisite: MAC 2312

Text: Introduction to Ordinary Differ. Equations, 4 th edition, by
Ross. (Willey).

Instructor: PHILIPPE RUKIMBIRA

Office hours and phone: DM 436A, TF 1400-1500, Ph: 305-348 2224

Material to be covered:

Chapter 1-6, 8.3, 9
**Tests and quizzes policy:**

*
There will be two (2) midterms, worth 100 points each. The dates are
02/15 and 04/05.
*
There are no make-up midterms. A missed midterm exam can be waived
upon presentation of a valid, verifiable proof of emergency situation at
time of scheduled examination.
*Final: A mandatory comprehensive, final exam will carry 120 points. The
date and time are ***Friday, 04/26/2013. 0945-1145 GC 277**
A score of 0 will be assigned for a missed final
examination. However, with a valid, verifiable proof of emergency
situation at the time of scheduled final examination, an individual
student may have his final examination rescheduled for the following
semester's week of finals. If rescheduling is granted, then an incomplete
grade will be assigned to the student.
*Quizzes: Four, 20-minute quizzes; Dates: 01/18, 02/01, 03/01,
and 03/22.
Each is worth 20 points.*
A score of 0 will be assigned for a missed quiz. Absolutely no
make-ups and no waivers will be granted for quizzes. This is our
way of
enforcing an acceptable class attendance.
**Grades:** Grades will be assigned on the basis of 400 points.

Midterms: 200
Final: 120
Quizzes: 80
**Grade-Score:**

A---------------------------------360-400

A_--------------------------------340-360

B+--------------------------------320-340

B---------------------------------260-320

B_--------------------------------240-260

C+--------------------------------220-240

C---------------------------------160-220

C_--------------------------------140-160

D---------------------------------060-140

F---------------------------------000-060

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