Unformatted text preview: Math 5A Syllabus
Lecture: TR 12:30 - 1:45pm, NH1006
Text: Diﬀerential Equations and Linear Algebra1 , by Farlow, Hall, McDill and West, Prentice Hall, 2002.
Material to be covered: Chapters 3-7.
Instructor: Guofang Wei, South Hall 6503, Ext: 4282
email: [email protected]
Oﬃce hours: TWR 11:00—12:00 noon or by appointment
TAs: Douglas Baker, South Hall 6432T, email: [email protected]
Oﬃce hours TBA
Jeﬀery Case, SH 6431S, email: [email protected]
Oﬃce hours TBA
Discussions: You must sign up for one discussion session. Attendance is mandatory. Time:
M 8am (Phelp 1445), M 4 pm (Phelps 1445) M 5 pm (Phelps 3519), M 6 pm (GIRV 1116).
Quiz: There will be four quizzes in the discussions.
Homework: Homeworks are assigned in every lecture, also posted on the web page
http://www.math.ucsb.edu/∼ wei/teach/5A/home.html (please refer to the webpage for further informations like exam solutions). The homeworks are due on each Tuesday’s lecture.
The graded home work will be returned to you at the discussion session. In consideration of
the reader, no late homework will be checked.
Exams Schedule: Midterm I:
Final: Tuesday, April 25
Tuesday, May 23
Monday, June 12, 12:00 noon–3:00 pm Check your schedule now, for there will be no makeup exams.
Grades: Quiz 10%; Homework 10%; Midterm 20% each; Final 40%.
Calculator: Calculators are not necessary but you may use them for the home works and
Important Date: April 28–last day to drop class.
Math Lab: South Hall 1607, 12:00-5:00 pm, M-F. In the lab you can get assistance on
mathematical problems from this course and beyond.
Adding to the Class: The math undergraduate advisors handle the waiting list, which is
online at http://www.math.ucsb.edu/waitinglist
Tutorial Assistance: You can sign up at Building 477
1 see webpage http://www.people.cornell.edu/pages/bhw2/bhw2.htm for a list of errata ...
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