MAT-33506 Differential equations (spring 2012)

Suomenkielinen kurssisivu: MAT-33500 Differentiaaliyhtälöt


Lectures are given in Finnish by Dr Pasi Raumonen and FL Matti Viikinkoski. However, it is possible to pass the course using material in English as explained below.

The lecturers are available for questions after lectures in office TD322/324.

Weekly exercises

Period III: Monday 10-12 SJ210, Tuesday 14-16 K3108B

Assistant: Lassi Paunonen TD319

You can earn credit points from exercises by appearing in the session and indicating which problems you have solved. The assistant may ask you to present some of your solutions on the blackboard.

Solving at least 80% of the problems gives maximum credit.

1st set of problems The book chapters 1.1-1.3 and 2.1-2.7
2nd set of problems The book chapters 3.1-3.4
3rd set of problems The book chapters 4.1 and 6.4
4th set of problems The book chapters 6.1 and 6.3-6.5
5th set of problems The book chapters 7.1-7.4, 8.1, 9.1


The exam gives at most 32 points, and exercises at most 8 points. If the combination of exam and exercise activity gives better grade than the exam alone, the better grade is recorded for the student.

Course material

The course follows the book M. Hirsch, S. Smale & R. Devaney: Differential Equations, Dynamical Systems and an Introduction to Chaos, ISBN 0123497035, Academic Press 2002. (Chapters 1-7/8).
Page updated 30 Jan 2012.