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 Sept. 3, 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.

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

GROUP WORK:

groupwork1

groupwork2

groupwork3

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’)

A general hint: learn how to use the documentation of MATLAB. It is not necessary to memorize every function in it.

QUIZ SOLUTIONS:

quiz1soln

quiz2soln

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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)