Class | Date | Topic | Extra |

1 | Th 9/1 | Welcome, Ch.1 Introduction to Discrete Dynamical Systems | |

2 | W 9/7 | 2.1 Some Linear Models | Python: Simple Iterative Equation (txt) |

3 | Th 9/8 | 2.2 Linear Equations and their Solutions | Homework 1, Solutions |

4 | M 9/12 | 2.3-4 Homogeneous Equations and Solutions of Nonhomogeneous Equations | |

5 | Th 9/15 | 2.5 Applications of Non-Homogeneous Equations | Homework 2, Solutions |

6 | M 9/19 | 2.6 Dynamics of Linear Equations | |

7 | Th 9/22 | 2.7 Emperical Models and Linear Regression | |

8 | M 9/26 | 3.1 Some Non-Linear Models | Homework 3, Solutions |

9 | Th 9/29 | Review 2.5-7 | Practice Exam 1, Solutions |

10 | M 10/3 | Exam 1 (Ch. 2) | Solutions |

11 | Th 10/6 | 3.2 Autonomous Equations and their Dynamics | |

12 | Th 10/13 | 3.2 continued | |

13 | M 10/17 | 3.3 Cobwebbing, Derivatives, and Dynamics | Homework 4, Solutions, Python: Cobweb (txt) |

14 | Th 10/20 | 3.4 Some Mathematical Applications | |

15 | M 10/24 | 3.5 Periodic Points and Cycles | Homework 5, Solutions |

16 | Th 10/27 | 3.5 continued | |

17 | M 10/31 | 3.6 Parametrized Families | |

18 | Th 11/3 | 3.6 continued | |

19 | M 11/7 | Review | Practice Exam 2, Solutions |

20 | Th 11/10 | Exam 2 (3.1-6) | Solutions |

21 | M 11/14 | 4.1-2 Linear Systems: Models and Dyanmics | Python: sink/source, Python: saddle |

22 | Th 11/17 | 4.3 Some Vector and Matrix Arithmetic | |

23 | M 11/21 | 4.4 Stability and Eigenvalues | Homework 6, Solutions |

24 | M 11/28 | 4.6 Complex Numbers and their Arithmetic | |

25 | Th 12/1 | 4.7 Complex Eigenvalues (part 1) | |

26 | M 12/5 | 4.7 Complex Eigenvalues (part 2) | Homework 7, Solutions |

27 | Th 12/8 | 4.8 Non-Homogeneous Systems | |

| Tu 12/13 | Optional Review Session: 4-5:30pm, JMH 406 [Recording of Review Session] | |

| M 12/19 | Final Exam (Ch. 2-4): 1:30-3:30pm, JMH 406 | Solutions |