18.034 Honors Differential Equations

Spring 2007

Nautilus shell X-ray and logarithmic spiral.
An X-ray of a chambered nautilus shell shows similar properties to the logarithmic spiral which is a graph of a solution of the differential equation dr/dθ=br. (X-ray courtesy of C. C. Jones, Union College, Schenectady, NY. "Logarithmic Spiral" courtesy of Eric W. Weisstein, from  MathWorld - A Wolfram Web Resource.)

Course Description

This course covers the same material as Differential Equations (18.03) with more emphasis on theory. In addition, it treats mathematical aspects of ordinary differential equations such as existence theorems.
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Staff

Instructor:
Dr. Vera Mikyoung Hur

Course Meeting Times

Lectures:
Three session / week
1 hour / session

Recitations:
Two session / week
1 hour / session

Level

Undergraduate