AMATH – Introduction to Differential Equations. David Harmsworth. Spring Course Notes by John Wainwright. AMATH is an advanced-level version of AMATH Compared to AMATH , AMATH offers a more theoretical treatment of differential equations and . Is this really as easy as people say? Is the difficulty prof dependant? How is the course otherwise (proof vs computation)?.

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Is this really as easy as people say? Applications to physical problems will be a motivating influence. The course overall is difficult for students who lack these skills and intuition. Amagh of linear ordinary differential equations. Applications to continuous compounding and the dynamics of supply and demand.

Submit a new link. The course focuses on introducing widely used methods and highlights applications in the natural sciences, the health sciences, engineering and finance.

AMATH Introduction to Differential Equations | Applied Mathematics | University of Waterloo

Treat every course like it’s a hard course. Laplace transform methods of solving differential equations.

Topology of Euclidean spaces, continuity, norms, completeness. Applications include conservation laws, fluid flow and electromagnetic fields.

Lagrangian and Eulerian methods for describing flow. Since that time, researchers in many akath have found this statement to be true, particularly in recent times, with the advent of powerful personal computers making it possible to solve complicated differential equations numerically in a routine manner.


System theory in both time and frequency domain, state-space computations, stability, system uncertainty, loopshaping, linear quadratic regulators and estimation. Various applications, for example, to ordinary differential equations, optimization and numerical approximation. Second order linear differential equations with non-constant coefficients, Sturm comparison, oscillation and separation theorems, series solutions and special functions.

Almost no proofs and those you get just require the definitions. The essential idea is that, for many physical systems, one can, subject to suitable idealizations, formulate a differential equation to describe how the system changes in time. Basic equations of elasticity. I don’t know, I’m taking it next semester but I think in general you shouldn’t bank on any course being easy even if people amsth it is.

The mathematics used is primarily single variable calculus, with some dependence on linear algebra. Bell inequality and basics of quantum computing.

AMATH 250 – Introduction to Differential Equations

Fourier series and the Fourier transform. Additional topics as time permits.

Vector integral calculus-line integrals, surface integrals and vector fields, Green’s theorem, the Divergence theorem, and Stokes’ theorem. Feedback control with applications.


CSNumeric Computation for Dynamic Simulationsince differential equations form the basis for many mathematical models that have to be investigated using computers. Difference equations, Laplace and z transforms amahh to discrete and continuous mathematical models taken from ecology, biology, economics and other fields. Concept of functional and its variations. From a mathematical point of view, the subject is primarily “Applied Calculus”.

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Density matrix, Ehrenfest theorem and decoherence. I took ECON thinking it would be a bird course because that’s what everyone says. The Hilbert space of states, observables and time evolution. Equations of continuity, motion and energy, constitutive equations.

Skip to main Skip to footer. If you don’t mind physics questions you’re fine.

This course studies several classes of methods for the numerical solution of partial differential equations in multiple dimensions on structured and unstructured grids. Laplace’s equation, the wave equation and the heat equation in higher dimensions.