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COMO204 Differential Equations

Ordinary differential equations for modelling physical and other phenomena. Complementary mathematical approaches for solving ordinary differential equations, including analytical methods, graphical analysis and numerical techniques.

Paper title Differential Equations
Paper code COMO204
Subject Computational Modelling
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,018.05
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,320.00

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Prerequisite
MATH 170
Restriction
MATH 262
Schedule C
Science
Contact
david.bryant@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
To be advised
Paper Structure
Main topics:
  • Introduction
  • First Order Differential Equations
  • Second Order Differential Equations
  • Higher Order Linear Equations
  • The Laplace Transform
  • Systems of First Order Linear Equations
  • Nonlinear Differential Equations and Stability
Teaching Arrangements
Five lectures per fortnight and two hours of computer labs per week
Textbooks
Text books to be advised.
Course outline
View the course outline for COMO 204
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Scholarship, Critical thinking, Information literacy.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
  • Information and computational literacy
  • Interdisciplinary thinking
  • Communication and writing skills

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Timetable

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Other

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Monday 13:00-13:50 28-34, 36-41
Wednesday 13:00-13:50 28-34, 36-41
Friday 13:00-13:50 29, 31, 33-34, 36, 38, 40

Tutorial

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
T1 Monday 15:00-16:50 29-34, 36-41
T2 Tuesday 15:00-16:50 29-34, 36-41

Ordinary differential equations for modelling physical and other phenomena. Complementary mathematical approaches for solving ordinary differential equations, including analytical methods, graphical analysis and numerical techniques.

Paper title Differential Equations
Paper code COMO204
Subject Computational Modelling
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2018 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Prerequisite
MATH 170
Restriction
MATH 262
Schedule C
Science
Contact
bbaeumer@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
To be advised
Paper Structure
Main topics:
  • First Order Differential Equations
  • Linear Differential Equations of higher order
  • Systems of Linear Differential Equations
  • Analytical and numerical solutions to differential equations
  • Laplace Transforms
  • Stability
  • Introduction to nonlinear systems and chaos
Teaching Arrangements
Five lectures per fortnight and three hours of computer labs per week
Textbooks
Textbooks to be advised.
Course outline
View the course outline for COMO 204
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Scholarship, Critical thinking, Information literacy.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
  • Information and computational literacy
  • Interdisciplinary thinking
  • Communication and writing skills

^ Top of page

Timetable

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Other

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Monday 13:00-13:50 28-34, 36-41
Wednesday 13:00-13:50 28-34, 36-41
Friday 13:00-13:50 29, 31, 33, 36, 38, 40

Tutorial

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
T1 Tuesday 15:00-16:50 29-34, 36-41
T2 Thursday 15:00-16:50 29-34, 36-41