A First Course in Elementary Differential Equations

This
note covers the following topics: Qualitative Analysis, Existence and
Uniqueness of Solutions to First Order Linear IVP, Solving First Order Linear
Homogeneous DE, Solving First Order Linear Non Homogeneous DE: The Method of
Integrating Factor, Modeling with First Order Linear Differential Equations,
Additional Applications: Mixing Problems and Cooling Problems, Separable
Differential Equations, Exact Differential Equations, Substitution Techniques:
Bernoulli and Ricatti Equations, Applications of First Order Nonlinear
Equations, One-Dimensional Dynamics, Second Order Linear Differential Equations,
The General Solution of Homogeneous Equations, Existence of Many Fundamental
Sets, Second Order Linear Homogeneous Equations with Constant, Coefficients,
Characteristic Equations with Repeated Roots, The Method of Undetermined
Coefficients, Applications of Nonhomogeneous Second Order Linear Differential
Equations.

**Author(s):** Marcel B. Finan

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