Teaching

Fall 2020 MATH 246 Sections 0411, 0421, 0431, 0441

INSTRUCTOR:

Ruiwen Shu, Email: rshu@cscamm.umd.edu.

        Office hours: 2:00pm-3:00pm Tuesday (on Zoom), and by appointment.

LECTURE (all sections):

TuTh 12:30pm-1:45pm, use Zoom through ELMS

DISCUSSION:

section 0411: 8:00am-8:50am Friday,       section 0421: 9:00am-9:50am Friday

section 0431: 10:00am-10:50am Friday,       section 0441: 12:00pm-12:50pm Friday

SYLLABUS:

fall2020_math246_shu_syllabus (updated Nov. 19, 2020)

TEXTBOOK:
  1. Main textbook: https://courses.math.umd.edu/math246/NODE/2021F/main.html (log in with your directory ID and password). Exercises and external resources can also be found on this website.
  2. For MATLAB part: Differential Equations with MATLAB, Third Edition, by Brian R. Hunt, Ronald L. Lipsman, John E. Osborn, and Jonathan M. Rosenberg, J. Wiley and Sons, New York, 2012 (revised version in 2019). https://www.wiley.com/en-us/Differential+Equations+with+Matlab%2C+3rd+Edition-p-9781119231141

MATLAB tutorial: https://www.mathworks.com/learn/tutorials/matlab-onramp.html

A platform for group work: https://awwapp.com

LECTURE NOTES: (filename: date_section)

Lecture20200901_1_1

Lecture20200903_1_2  code20200903.mlx

Lecture20200908_1_3 code20200908.mlx

Lecture20200910_1_4_1_5 code20200910.mlx

Lecture20200915_1_6

Lecture20200917_1_6_1_7

Lecture20200922_1_8 code20200922.mlx (code is for section 1.7)

Lecture20200924_1_9

Lecture20201001_2_1_2_2

Lecture20201006_2_4

Lecture20201008_2_4_2_5

Lecture20201013_2_6

Lecture20201015_2_6_2_7

Lecture20201020_2_8 code20201020.mlx

Lecture20201027_2_9

Lecture20201029_2_9

Lecture20201103_2_9

Lecture20201105_3_1_3_2

Lecture20201110_3_4 code20201110.mlx

Lecture20201112_3_4_3_5

Lecture20201117_3_6

Lecture_20201124_3_7  code20201124.mlx

GROUP WORK:

groupwork1

groupwork2

groupwork3    groupwork3soln

groupwork4

a practice problem for section 1.8 practice_1_8

groupwork5

groupwork6

groupwork7    groupwork7soln

groupwork8

groupwork9

groupwork10

groupwork11    groupwork11soln

groupwork12

MATLAB PROJECTS:

(all problems are from the MATLAB textbook):

Project 1 (due on Friday, Sept. 18):

     Problem Set A: (you could read Chapter 3 of MATLAB textbook)

7(a)(c)(e) (use ‘diff’),       8(b)(d) (use ‘int’),        10,         11 (try ‘fimplicit’)

New rules: submit your MATLAB project as a PDF file, containing both your code and the output.

Project 2 (due on Monday, Oct. 5): you should do this project by groups, which has been assigned by the TA via email.

     Problem Set B: (you could read Chapter 5 of MATLAB textbook)

1(a)(b), 3(a)(b)(c), 5(a)(b)(c), 14

For any confusions with versions of textbook, see:textbook_version

Project 3 (due on Friday, Oct. 16): make sure you have the 2019 version of the textbook

     Problem Set C: (you could read Chapter 8 of MATLAB textbook)

1, 10(a)(c), 11(a)(b)

Project 4 (due on Friday, Oct. 30):

     Problem Set D: (you could read Chapter 11 of MATLAB textbook)

1, 3, 4

Project 5 (due on Friday, Nov. 13):

     Problem Set E: (you could read Chapter 13 of MATLAB textbook)

10 (a)(b), 12 (a)(b)(c), 13 (d)

QUIZ AND EXAM SOLUTIONS:

quiz1soln

quiz2soln

quiz3soln

midterm1_soln

quiz4soln

quiz5soln

midterm2soln

quiz6soln

quiz7soln

quiz8soln

midterm3soln

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Previous teaching:

At University of Maryland, College Park, as instructor:

Spring 2019~2020   AMSC 460 (numerical methods)

Fall 2019~2020   AMSC 460 (numerical methods), 2 sections

Spring 2018~2019   Math 136 (calculus for life sciences)

Fall 2018~2019   Math 141 (calculus 2)

At University of Wisconsin-Madison, as teaching assistant:

Fall 2017~2018   Math 234 (calculus 3)

Fall 2016~2017   Math 222 (calculus 2)

Fall 2015~2016   Math 234 (calculus 3)

Spring 2014~2015   Math 221 (calculus 1)

Fall 2014~2015   Math 221 (calculus 1)