Elementary differential equations and boundary value problems

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Wiley, 1992 - Mathematics - 680 pages
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User Review  - Erik - Goodreads

I've been using this for a general review of Diff Eq. It is a little dense for a first read (I recommend first mastering all of the rote methods with one of the demystified books or schaum's outlines) but has great problems and nice no frills attack on Matrix methods and PDE at the end. Read full review

Review: Elementary Differential Equations And Boundary Value Problems

User Review  - Goodreads

I've been using this for a general review of Diff Eq. It is a little dense for a first read (I recommend first mastering all of the rote methods with one of the demystified books or schaum's outlines) but has great problems and nice no frills attack on Matrix methods and PDE at the end. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
First Order Differential Equations
15
Second Order Linear Equations
113
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William E. Boyce received his B.A. degree in Mathematics from Rhodes College, and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Mathematics from Carnegie-Mellon University. He is a member of the American Mathematical Society, the Mathematical Association of America, and the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics. He is currently the Edward P. Hamilton Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Science Education (Department of Mathematical Sciences) at Rensselaer. He is the author of numerous technical papers in boundary value problems and random differential equations and their applications. He is the author of several textbooks including two differential equations texts, and is the coauthor (with M.H. Holmes, J.G. Ecker, andW.L. Siegmann) of a text on using Maple to explore Calculus. He is also coauthor (with R.L. Borrelli and C.S. Coleman) of Differential Equations LaboratoryWorkbook (Wiley 1992), which received the EDUCOMBest Mathematics Curricular InnovationAward in 1993. Professor Boyce was a member of the NSF-sponsored CODEE (Consortium for Ordinary Differential Equations Experiments) that led to the widely-acclaimed ODE Architect. He has also been active in curriculum innovation and reform. Among other things, he was the initiator of the "Computers in Calculus" project at Rensselaer, partially supported by the NSF. In 1991 he received the William H.Wiley Distinguished FacultyAward given by Rensselaer.

DiPrima, formerly of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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