Math 475: Differential equations

Fall 2017

Class Time M,W 9:00am – 10:15am
Class Location Tempe – WGHL202
Instructor S├ębastien Motsch
Office WXLRA 836
Email smotsch@asu[dot]edu
Office Hours M,W 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Class webpage www.seb-motsch.com/teaching


  • M. Hirsch, S. Smale and R. Devaney, Differential Equations, Dynamical Systems, and an Introduction to Chaos (2012)

Course description

  1. Linear systems of ODE (Chap.1-6)
  2. Non-linear dynamical systems (Chap.7-9)
  3. Limit sets (Chap.10)

A syllabus is also available here.

The Mid-terms: are scheduled (to be confirmed) on for Monday September 25th and Monday November 6th in class.

Class Schedule

Aug 21 – 23 1st order ODE (chap.1),
Planar linear systems (chap.2)

Class homework

Aug 28 Chap.1: 2, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12