MAT-2200 Differential Equations - 10 stp
Applicants from Nordic countries: Generell studiekompetanse eller realkompetanse + Matematikk R1 eller (S1+S2) og enten Matematikk (R1+R2) eller Fysikk (1+2) eller Kjemi (1+2) eller Biologi (1+2) eller Informasjonsteknologi( 1+2) eller Geologi (1+2) eller Teknologi og forskningslære (1+2).
International applicants: Higher Education Entrance Qualification and certified language requirements in English. It is a requirement that students have some prior knowledge of biology and ecology, chemistry and mathematics (Participants must have taken introductory level university courses, and achieved pass grades, in these subjects).
A list of the requirements for the Higher Education Entrance Qualification in Norway can be found on the Norwegian Agency for Quality Assurance in Education website - nokut.no
Recommended prerequsites is MAT-1003 Calkulus 3 and MAT-1004 Linear algebra or equal.
Application code is 9336.
- Solve first order linear and certain types of non-linear differential equations.
- Classify stability of equilibrium for first order differential equations with parameters.
- Know existence/uniqueness theorem for initial value problem of differential equations.
- Know the concept of linearly independent solutions and particular solutions of n-th order linear differential equations and be able to superpose solutions.
- Solve linear differential equations with power series around ordinary points.
- Classify linar and almost linear autonomous systems of differential equations with stability of equilibrium.
- Solve systems of linear differential equations with constant coeffisients.
- Make face portraits and direction fields for autonomous systems in dimenstion 2.
- Know basic theory for Fourier series and use this to solve differential equations..
- Use the method of separtation of variables on simple partial diferential equations with boundary and initial value conditions that lead to development of Fourier series.
- Use Sturm-Liouville eigenvalue theory on standard problems from separation of variables.
Written final exam of 4 hours duration, counting 100 %.
Assessment scale: Letter grades A-F.
Re-sit examination: Students having failed the last ordinary examination are offered a re-sit examination early in the following semester, if the course is compulsory in their study programme.
Postponed examination: Students with valid grounds for absence will be offered a postponed examination early in the following semester.
For further details see: - Utfyllende bestemmelser for eksamener ved Fakultet for naturvitenskap og teknologi (only in Norwegian) - Regulations for examinations at the University of Tromsø
A passing grade is required on the mandatory homework sets for permission to take the exam.
Syllabus for MAT-2200 Differential Equations, spring 2018
UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Textbook: Edwards, Penney, and Calvis. Differential Equations and Boundary Value Problems: Computing and Modeling (5th Edition, Global Edition). Pearson 2015.
Chapter 1: The whole.
Chapter 2: 2.2, 2.4, 2.5.
Chapter 3: 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.5, 3.6.
Chapter 4: 4.1, 4.3.
Chapter 5: All except 5.3.
Chapter 6: 6.1, 6.2.
Chapter 7: Omitted.
Chapter 8: 8.1, 8.2.
Chapter 9: The whole.
Chapter 10: 10.1
Materials allowed during final examination:
Two A4-sheets (both sides) of own handwritten notes