Theoretical and applied study of ordinary differential equations (first order, second order and systems of equations) and of classical partial differential equations: heat, wave and Laplace.

**MANUEL CARRETERO CERRAJEROLUIS FRANCISCO LÓPEZ BONILLAFILIPPO TERRAGNISERGIO IAKUNINROCÍO VEGA MARTÍNEZ**

Department of Materials Science and Chemical Engineering

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

Area: Mathematics

Degree:

Engineering bachelor's, Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science and Engineering, Dual Bachelor in Computer Science and Engineering and Business Administration.

January 2019

Hours of theory and problems: 56 hours.

Estimated total learning time: 150 hours.

Knowledge of Linear Algebra and Calculus at level of Degree in Engineering.

Theoretical and applied study of ordinary differential equations (first order, second order and systems of equations) and of classical partial differential equations: heat, wave and Laplace.

Application in solving problems and models involving differential equations.

- Solving linear and non linear ordinary differential equations and interpret the results.
- Know how to solve systems of linear ordinary differential equations of first order.
- Understand the concept of Fourier series and its use to solve partial differential equations.
- Know how to use basic numerical methods to calculate approximate solutions of differential equations.
- Increase the level of abstraction.
- To be able to solve practical problems using differential equations.
- Ability to communicate orally and in writing correctly using signs and the language of mathematics.
- Ability to model a real situation described in words by differential equations.
- Ability to interpret the mathematical solution of a problem, their reliability and limitations.

Content of the course:

**Lecture notes:**Notes with the theoretical and applied contents of each of the 7 subjects (128 pages). Slides used by instructors in class to explain fundamental topics 1, 2 and 3 (62 slides). There are__supplementary material__included in the lecture notes showing advanced topics of the course.**Problems:**Each topic has a collection of problems and their corresponding solutions.**Self-Assessment:**There are three self-assessment tests with their respective answers so that the student can verify their progress in the fundamental parts of the course.**Final exams:**Two final exams are proposed, with their respective solutions.- Other resources: links to web pages of teaching interest, with resources that support the development of the course.

**Self-Assessment:**Students must write three self-assessment tests and check their answers with the solutions provided in the course.**Final exams:**Two final exams are proposed, with their respective solutions. Student has 3 hours to answer the questions of each exam without any kind of external help.

Citation: Carretero, M., Bonilla, L. L., Terragni, F., Iakunin, S., Vega, R. (2017, February 17). Applied Differential Calculus. Retrieved January 21, 2019, from OCW - UC3M Web site: http://ocw.uc3m.es/matematicas/applied-differential-calculus.

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