Math 246 Texts and Other Resources, Spring 2012
- Principle Texts:
Elementary Differential Equations, Ninth Edition
William E. Boyce and Richard C. DiPrima
J. Wiley and Sons, New York, 2009
Roughly, we will cover Chapters 1-4, 6-9.
The optional ODE Architect CD
is not required for the course!
The optional WileyPLUS is not required.
Differential Equations with MATLAB, Second Edition
Brian R. Hunt, Ronald L. Lipsman, John E. Osborn, and
Jonathan M. Rosenberg
J. Wiley and Sons, New York, 2005
Roughly, we will cover Chapters 1-10, 12-14.
- The bookstore might sell you either a "custom"
unbound package that contains both books,
or the two bound books separately.
Either one of these is fine.
The unbound custom package has no resale value.
To decide which is the better deal, you also have
to know the buyback price.
If you like keeping your textbooks then the bound books
are the way to go.
- MATLAB Computer Program: