Courses Catalogue

Differential Equations Ii

COURSE CODE: MAT 3102
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Education (Mathematics) - B.Ed
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
STATUS: Elective
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Content and Outline

COURSE CONTENT

·      First-order linear equations, the method of characteristics.

·      The wave equation.

·      Harmonic functions, the maximum principle, Green's functions.

·      The heat equation.

·      Distributions and transforms.

·      Higher dimensional eigenvalue problems.

·      An introduction to nonlinear equations. Burgers' equation and shock waves.

MODE OF DELIVERY

·         Lecture and discussion

·         Group discussion

·         Reading and problem assignments

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS/EQUIPMENT

  • Whiteboard and Markers
  • Flip Charts
  • LCD Projectors
  • CDs,DVDs and Tapes