**Course Description**

This course is an introduction to solve ordinary differential equations. Topics include first-order differential equations, linear differential equations with constant coefficients, Laplace transforms, and systems of linear equations.

**Text**

*Differential Equations - Computing and Modeling, 5th edition*by Edward, Penney and Calvis.**Practical Information**

**Instructor**Tianyuan Xu, tianyuan.xu@queensu.ca **Office Hours**Tu 3:00 - 5:00 pm, 510 Jeffery Hall **Class Hours**Mo 11:30 - 12:30, Tu 1:30 - 2:30, Th 12:30 - 1:30, Stirling Hall, Room A **Tutorial**Mo 2:30 - 3:30, Stirling Hall, Room B **Help Center**Free help offered by tutors hired by the department is avaliable at the Math Help Center in Room 201 of Jeffery Hall. Check out their schedule here. Note that the tutors' specialty areas are indicated and our course falls under area F.