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VV256 – Applied Calculus IV
Credits: 4 credits. No credits are counted towards graduation for those who have completed Vv286
Pre-requisites: Vv255, Vv285 or permission of instructors
Ordinary differential equations (ODEs) of first order; Systems of first-order equations; eigenvalue problems; diagonalization and the Jordan normal form; application to linear systems of first-order equations and linear second-order equations; nonlinear systems of ODE and stability analysis; elements of complex analysis and residue theory; the Laplace transform and its applications to ODEs; power series solutions of ODEs by the Frobenius method; Bessel’s and Legendre’s differential equations; introduction to the classical partial differential equations of physics and some basic solutions by separation of variables.
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