SUNY at Stony Brook MAT 308:
Spring 2017

Syllabus and Weekly Plan

Week of Topics Comments
Jan 23
10.1: 1st order DE, direction fields

10.2: Separation of variables

10.3: linear equations, integrating factors

Jan 30
3.1: Linear Maps/Euclidean spaces

3.2, 3.3: Vector Spaces and Linear Maps

Feb 6
3.4, 3.5 Image and Null Space, Coordinates and Dimension

3.6 Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors

Feb 13
3.6 Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors

3.7 Inner Products

Feb 20
Ch.3/Ch.10/Midterm Review

Midterm I, Wed. Feb 22

No HW/Quiz this week,

Midterm I in class.
Feb 27
11.1, 11.2 Differential Operators, Complex Solutions, Higher Order Eqns

11.3 Non-homogeneous Eqns

March 6
11.5 Laplace Transform

11.6 Convolution

March 13 Spring Break
March 20
12.1 Vector Fields

12.2 Linear Systems

March 27
Sequences and Series in Normed Vector Spaces

Definition and Basic Properties of Matrix Exponential

April 3
Jordan Canonical Form, Computing Matrix Exponential

13.1, 13.2 Applications of Diagonalization and Matrix Exponential to Linear Systems

April 10
Midterm Review

Midterm, Wed. April 12

No HW/Quiz this week,

Midterm II in class.
April 17
Nonhomogenous Linear Systems

14.7 Power Series Solutions

April 24
13.4 Equilibrium and Stability

May 1 Final Review
May 9 Final Exam
Tuesday, May 9, 8:30pm-11:00pm