Modeling with differential equations

Learning objectives

  • Determine equilibrium solutions of a differential equation
  • Determine the stability of an equilibrium solution
  • Interpret equilibrium and stability results
  • Understand the logistic model
  • Solve heating/cooling and similar problems

Before class

  • Read Hughes-Hallett 10.5.
  • Ponder problems 10.5.5,10,18,24.

In class

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