Instructor: Prof. Joe Borzellino
Time: MTRF 2:10–3:00pm, Math & Science 38-202
Office Hours: MF 10:10-11:00am, T 1:10-2:00pm (or by appt/email) in FOE 25-208DC
Web Page: http://www.calpoly.edu/~jborzell/index.html
Text: Robinson, An Introduction to Dynamical Systems, 2nd ed. (You should visit the errata page for corrections to the textbook)
Chapters Covered: Chapters 2-7
Your grade for the course will be determined by a cumulative point total weighted as follows:
Homework 33% Midterm 1 33% Final Exam 34%
Important: YOU MUST TAKE THE FINAL EXAM TO PASS THE CLASS!
The dates for the exams are as follows:
Midterm: Tuesday, October 28
Final Exam: Wednesday, December 10, 1:10pm–4:00pm.
NOTE: All exams are CLOSED book. Calculators, notes and books will not be allowed. There are NO makeup exams. If an emergency situation arises which will cause you to miss an exam, you must contact me BEFORE the exam is given. Academic dishonesty will not be tolerated. Possible penalties include a failing grade for the course.
Homework: I will be assigning homework on a regular basis. It will be collected and graded. What I will be looking for is clear and understandable (and correct) solutions to the homework problems.
Other Dates to Remember:
November 11 Veterans' Day (Tuesday)
November 26-28 Thanksgiving (Wednesday-Friday)