**INSTRUCTOR:**Professor J. Labute (BH 1112)

Office Hours: T,Th 14:00-15:00

Tel: 398-3819

E-mail: labute@math.mcgill.ca

Web Page: www.math.mcgill.ca/labute.**TEXT:**Differential Equations and Boundary Value Problems (3rd ed.) by Nagle, Saff and Snider.**SYLLABUS:**First and second order equations, linear equations, introduction to systems of differential equations, applications, series solutions, elementary numerical methods, Laplace Transforms.**Text:**Chapters 1-8,12,13**ASSIGNMENTS:**There will be weekly assignments.**CLASS TESTS:**There will one class test which will be held February 21, 2002.**FINAL EXAM:**There will be a three hour final exam; no calculators will be allowed.**GRADING:**If A = assignment mark, B = test mark, E = exam mark and F = final mark (all out of 100), then F is the larger of E and .2A+ .2B + .6E.