Fall 2020 MATH 246 Sections 0411, 0421, 0431, 0441
Ruiwen Shu, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Office hours: 2:00pm-3:00pm Tuesday (on Zoom), and by appointment.
LECTURE (all sections):
TuTh 12:30pm-1:45pm, use Zoom through ELMS
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
fall2020_math246_shu_syllabus (updated Sept. 3, 2020)
- 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.
- 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.
MATLAB tutorial: https://www.mathworks.com/learn/tutorials/matlab-onramp.html
A platform for group work: https://awwapp.com
LECTURE NOTES: (filename: date_section)
(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’)
A general hint: learn how to use the documentation of MATLAB. It is not necessary to memorize every function in it.
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)