Math 238 - Differential Equations


This is an introductory course to the study of differential equations.  You will find these equations describing applications from the spread of disease to describing the motion of a plucked guitar string.  As the name implies we will be solving equations that involve derivatives.  Techniques of solutions, applications and the theory of linear equations will be discussed.


  • 8:00 A.M. CH 201 & 1:00 P.M. RLC 131

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This website gives you a peak at what differential equations are able to model.

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Parachuting objects

is an important study in this course.  In this image a humvee is being parachuted to the ground.  some questions to consider are what the landing speed of the humvee might be, does it reach terminal velocity, are two chutes enough?


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