**Instructor:** Prof. Joe Borzellino
**Time:** MTRF 2:10–3:00pm, Math & Science 38-220
**Office Hours:** MF 10:10-11:00am, T 1:10-2:00pm (or by appt/email) in FOE 25-208DC
**Phone:** 756–5192
**E–Mail:** jborzell@calpoly.edu
**Web Page:** http://www.calpoly.edu/~jborzell/index.html
**Texts**: *Series Solutions of Linear Differential Equations and Laplace Transforms* (Custom Edition) & *Partial Differential Equations and Fourier Series* (Custom Edition). Both texts are excerpted from Boyce & DiPrima,*Elementary Differential Equations and Boundary Value Problems*, 10th ed, Wiley.
Your grade for the course will be determined by a cumulative point total weighted as follows:
Quizzes 30% Midterm 35% Final Exam 35%
**Important:** *YOU MUST TAKE THE FINAL EXAM TO PASS THE CLASS!*
The dates for the exams are as follows:
**Midterm:** Friday, October 23
**Final Exam:** Wednesday, December 9, 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.
Course learning objectives may be found here
**Homework and Quizzes:** On most Fridays, an in-class or take-home quiz will be given. The quiz will cover material covered in class recently. In-class quizzes will take 20-25 minutes. The remainder of Friday's class will be used to go over homework and answer your questions. Homework assignments will be posted on the web page listed above. Homework will be assigned but not collected. Homework that is assigned is representative of the types of problems that will appear on quizzes and exams.
**Other Dates to Remember:**
November 11 Veterans' Day (Wednesday)
November 25-27 Thanksgiving (Wednesday-Friday) |