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AMATH 250 MIDTERM 02, FALL 2010 VERSION A Student Name (Print Legibly) (FAMILY NAME) Signature (GIVEN NAME) Student ID Number Tutorial Section (or tutorial start time) COURSE NUMBER
COURSE TITLE
COURSE SECTION(S)
DATE OF EXAM AMATH 250
Introduction to Differential Equations 001
Monday, November 15, 2010 DURATION OF EXAM 50 minutes
NUMBER OF EXAM PAGES 6 (6 single—sided sheets)
INSTRUCTOR G. Mayer
EXAM TYPE Closed Book
ADDITIONAL MATERIALS ALLOWED NONE
Instructions Marking Scheme
1. Write your name, Signature, ID number and tuto— .
rial section (or tutorial start time) on the cover. QueStlon Mark out Of
2. Answer all questions in the spaces provided. You cover 1
may also use the reverse sides of the exam pages
to write your answers. Ask a proctor for extra 1 5
blank pages if necessary. 2 10
3. Show all your work for full marks.
4. Check that the examination has 6 single—sided 3 10
pages. ‘
5. Your grade will be inﬂuenced by how clearly you 4 2
express your ideas, and how well you organize Total 28
your solutions. AMATH 25o  Midterm 02 Version A Fall 2010 Page 2 0% [5] 1. Consider the lift force F produced by the Wings of an airplane during ﬂight. Suppose that F=f(p,v,S) where p is the density (mass per unit volume) of the air, 1) is the speed of the airplane,
and S is the surface area of the wings. Use a suitable theorem to find the function f , up
to a constant. Be sure to explain your logic. AMATH 250  Midterm 02 Version A Fall 2010 Page 3 of 5 [3] 2. a) Determine the form of the particular solution of the following ODE d2
d—tg + 4y 2 cos(2t), y 2: y(t). Do not ﬁnd the general solution. [7] b) Find the general solution to the following DE
5g” + 23/ + y := sint, and identify the transient and steadystate solutions (if any). e "5e _ ’W/ Ji‘ wxi’ﬁ’XVQr)  ‘ X W ‘ ‘ ""‘* AMATH 250 ~ Midterm 02 Version A Fall 2010 Page 4 0&5? 3. Consider the nonlinear skydiver DE d
m1 = mg — W, dt where m is the skydiver’s mass, 9 is the acceleration due to gravity, and ,3 is a drag
coefﬁcient. ‘ [3] a) Find [,8], the dimensions of ,8. Remember to Show your work. a L 2: {a W2 i it? 3“" Mfg [4] b) Introduce a characteristic velocity DC, and a characteristic time to. Use them to deﬁne a
dimensionless velocity and a dimensionless time. AMATH 250 — Midterm 02 Version A Fall 2010 Page 5 of [3] 0) Write the nonlinear skydiver DE in terms of the dimensionless variables you introduced in
question 3 part b). You do not need to solve the DE. [2] 4. Consider the following example of a CauchyEuler DE: t2y” — Zty’  4y 2 0, t # O, y = Solving this DE with the trial function y em ill not work. Find another way of solving
this DE, and ﬁnd its general Solution. ‘r :1 rareﬁed“ SOLM3005 UNIVERSITY OF WATERLOO AMATH 250 MIDTERM 02, FALL 2010
VERSION B Student Name (Print Legibly) (FAMILY NAME) (GIVEN NAME) Signature Student ID Number Tutorial Section (or tutorial start time) COURSE NUMBER AMATH 250
COURSE TITLE Introduction to Differential Equations
COURSE SECTION(s) 001
DATE OF EXAM Monday, November 15, 2010
DURATION OF EXAM 50 minutes
NUMBER OF EXAM PAGES 6 (6 single—sided sheets)
INSTRUCTOR _ G. Mayer
EXAM TYPE Closed Book
ADDITIONAL MATERIALS ALLOWED NONE Instructions Marking Scheme I. Write your name7 signature7 ID number and tuto— rial section (or tutorial start time) on the cover. QueStion
2. Answer all questions in the spaces provided. You Mark Out of cover 1 may also use the reverse sides of the exam pages
to write your answers. Ask a proctor for extra 1 10 blank pages if necessary. 3. Show all your work for full marks. 2 5 4. Check that the examination has 6 single—sided 3 10
pages. 5. Your grade will be inﬂuenced by how clearly you 4 2
express your ideas, and how well you organize Total 28 your solutions. AMATH 250  Midterm 02 Version B Fall 2010 Page 2 0f 6 [3] 1. a) Determine the form of the particular solution of the following ODE dgy w + 9y = sm(3t), y 2 11(15)
DO not ﬁnd the general solution. f; [7] b) Find the general solution to the following DE
53/" + 23/ + y 2 cos t, and identify the transient and steady—state solutions (if any). AMATH 250 — Midterm 02 Version B Fall 2010 Page 3 of 6 [5] 2. Consider the lift force F produced by the Wings of an airplane during ﬂight. Suppose that F=f(p,v,3) where p is the density (mass per unit volume) of the air, 2) is the speed of the airplane,
and S is the surface area of the Wings. Use a suitable theorem to ﬁnd the function f, up
to a constant. Be sure to explain your logic. AMATH 250  Midterm 02 Version B Fall 2010 Page 4 of 6
3. Consider the nonlinear skydiver DE
d = mg ‘— 61127 Where m is the skydiver’s mass7 g is the acceleration due to gravity, and ﬂ is a drag
coefﬁcient. a) Find [13}, the dimensions of 5. Remember to Show your work. b) Introduce a characteristic velocity vc, and a characteristic time tc. Use them to deﬁne a
dimensionless velocity and a dimensionless time. fr AMATH 250  Midterm 02 Version B Fall 2010 Page 5 of 6 [3] 0) Write the nonlinear skydiver DE in terms of the dimensionless variables you introduced in
question 3 part b). You do not need to solve the DE. [2] 4. Consider the following example of a CauchyEuler DE:
’5— Li
1523/” + 2ty’ My; = 0, y = 3/05), 15% 0. Solving this DE with the trial function y = 6” will not work. Find another way of solving
this DE, and ﬁnd its general solution. ...
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