Engineering Math 2250-1

2250-1 meets 7:30am daily in JTB 140
Updated: Friday, 30-Nov-2012 05:18:58 MST   Today: Thursday, 19-Oct-2017 04:54:41 MDT

First Exercise

Problem 1.2-2
  Find a function y=f(x) which satisfies the 
   differential equation dy/dx = (x-2)^2 
   and the initial condition y(2)=1.
 Book's Answer: y=1+(1/3)(x-2)^3
 Your Job
    Please write a one or two page solution.
    Submit a COPY on the 3rd day of class.
    The final draft of 1.2-2 will be collected with 
    Week 2 homework in a stapled package.
 Sample Solved Problem
    The link below is work by Jennifer Lahti. Try
    to do as well, but write your own draft. This
    is practise writing mathematics, with the mysteries
    removed. Tyson Black's work for 1.2-1 is there also,
    to see the range of what is acceptable.
Jennifer Lahti's draft of Exercise 1.2-2
Read HERE about the Black and Lahti ideas for writing mathematics reports.
Browse HERE for the reading schedule.
Maple projects in PDF format are HERE . Always print your own copy.
Week 1, Jan 7 to 11. Lecture 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4.

09 Jan, Submit Page 16, 1.2-2 for quick review. Submit it again 18 Jan.
10 Jan, Intro, Thu. assistant (Leif)
11 Jan, Begin maple lab 1 (due Feb 5).

Week 2, Jan 14 to 18. Lecture 1.5, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3

15 Jan, LCB115: Time TBA, First maple intro lecture.
17 Jan, Thu TA: Quadratics and maple lab 1.
Exam 1 review. Drill, Q&A ch1.

Homework package week 2, 6 problems
18 Jan, Page 17, 1.2: 2, 4, 6, 10
18 Jan, Page 27, 1.3: 8, 14 [1.3-8: Use website graphic]
18 Jan, LCB115: Time TBA, Repeat maple intro lecture.