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Welcome to AMS Open Math Notes, a repository of freely downloadable mathematical works hosted by the American Mathematical Society as a service to researchers, faculty and students. Open Math Notes includes:

  • Draft works including course notes, textbooks, and research expositions. These have not been published elsewhere and are subject to revision.
  • Items previously published in the Journal of Inquiry-Based Learning in Mathematics, a refereed journal
  • Refereed publications at the AMS

Visitors are encouraged to download and use any of these materials as teaching and research aids, and to send constructive comments and suggestions to the authors.

Open Math Notes Advisory Board:

  • Karen Vogtmann, Chair | University of Warwick
  • Tom Halverson | Macalester College
  • Andrew Hwang | College of the Holy Cross
  • Robert Lazarsfeld | Stony Brook University
  • Mary Pugh | University of Toronto


Craig Tracy
UC Davis
MR ID: 173945
Reference #


Posted date
2017-07-24 08:32:45
Revised date
2017-07-24 08:32:45
Notes type
   Standard Course Offering
   Differential Equations
      Ordinary Differential Equations
      Linear Partial Differential Equations
   Mathematical Physics

Lectures on Differential Equations

These notes are for an introductory (sophomore level, one quarter) course in differential equations. The prerequisites are calculus and linear algebra.

Course Notes and Supplementary Material (PDF format)

TypeFile (Size)Date
Course notes v1 PDF (42M) 07/24/17