Ordinary Differential Equations for Engineers

Course Description

Analytical and numerical methods for solving ordinary differential equations arising in engineering applications: Solution of initial and boundary value problems, series solutions, Laplace transforms, and nonlinear equations; numerical methods for solving ordinary differential equations, accuracy of numerical methods, linear stability theory, finite differences. Introduction to MATLAB programming as a basic tool kit for computations. Problems from various engineering fields.

Course Details

  • Grading Basis: Letter Grade or Credit/No Credit
  • Cross-Listings: ENGR 155A


10 units of AP credit (Calc BC with 4 or 5, or Calc AB with 5), or MATH 41 and 42; recommended: CME 100

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