Joseph M. Mahaffy SDSU
Math 337: Elementary Differential Equations Fall 2015
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Course Information for Math 337

Course Description

This course introduces students to differential equations. Computers are used for  modeling examples with MatLab, Maple, and Excel, being the primary computer tools demonstrated.

Details of the course and timelines are available on the HW Assignment page.

Faculty Teaching Math 337 - Fall 2015

Joseph Mahaffy
Professor, Biomathematics
Lectures: 9:30-10:45 TTh in GMCS 327 Office phone: 619-594-3743
Office Hours: T 11-12, 2-3, W 12-1, Th 12-1 Fax: 619-594-6746
Office location: GMCS 593 E-mail:


Math 151 and 254


Brannan and Boyce: Differential Equations: An Introduction to Modern Methods and Applications. Wiley 2015.
ISBN 978-1-118-53177-8

Brannan and Boyce

Alternate resources (Add later)

Lab Manual (MatLab and Maple) and Lab Manual (Excel and Maple) are being developed with much of the first part completed and online.

Course Assessment and Grading

  • Grading:
    • Homework asignments, including WeBWorK (25%)
    • 3 Midterms (45%)
    • Final (30%)

The Syllabus has details on course policies.

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