Rowan University
Summer 2008

Prof. Larry Howe


Phone: 856-256-4500, Ext. 3887


Office Hours:  there are no formal office hours during the summer. However, if you have a problem, see me after any class and I will set aside a time for a meeting when neither of us has a class.


Text:  Nagle, Saff, & Snider, Fundamentals of Differential Equations, ISBN: 0-321-42854-4, Pearson/Addison Wesley, 6/E


Calculator:  Must purchase a TI-89 Graphing Calculator.


Attendance:  You are expected to attend all classes. If you miss a class, it is your responsibility to make up missed lecture material on your own.


Homework:  I will try to post the homework assignment each day on y home page. Consult this when you miss a class.  When the department web master is out for the day, I cannot post the homework.


Electronic Devices—A handout on my policy will be handed out on the first day of class.


Tests – There will be 3 unit tests. The average of these will determine your grade. Make-ups will only be given when medical documentation is provided for the absence.


Content – the course will include techniques for solving first and higher order differential equations (both homogeneous and non-homogeneous), approximation techniques, LaPlace transformations and related topics.