Fall 2020 MATH 246 Sections 0411, 0421, 0431, 0441
Ruiwen Shu, Email: email@example.com.
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 (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)
a practice problem for section 1.8 practice_1_8
(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)
QUIZ AND EXAM SOLUTIONS:
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)