Fundamentals of Differential Equations, Volume 1

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Addison-Wesley, 2000 - Differential equations - 684 pages
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*New applications-driven sections have been added to the chapter on linear second-order equations. *The chapter regarding the introduction to systems and phase plane analysis has been reorganized and modernized to better facilitate student understanding of the material. *More material on dynamical systems has been added. *A new section on the phase line has been added to the beginning of the text. *Group Projects relating to the material covered appear at the end of each chapter. *Revised exercise sets provide fresh material for instructors who have used the text before. *Updated Interactive Differential Equations CD is keyed specifically to the text, and included free with every book. *An updated Instructors MAPLE Manual, tied to development of the text, with suggestions on incorporating MAPLE into the courses, and including sample worksheets for labs, is available. *The texts also allow optional use of Computer Algebra Systems, with many exercises and projects included to let students use software to solve interesting and realistic problems and exercises. *Necessary proofs in a conceptual presentation are always included, but may be skipped, allowing flexibility in the level of c

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This was a decent introductory text. I does seem quite brief. There is one thing I was not a fan of: A lot of interesting results/functions/lemmas/etc. are buried in problems. This is useful and fine ... Read full review

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User Review  - dcunning11235 - LibraryThing

This was a decent introductory text. I does seem quite brief. There is one thing I was not a fan of: A lot of interesting results/functions/lemmas/etc. are buried in problems. This is useful and fine ... Read full review

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MATHEMATICAL MODELS
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