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Teaching for Fall 2017


Undergraduate

MATH 137 Calculus I (Physics-based): Absolute values and inequalities. Sequences and their limits. Introduction to series. Limits of functions and continuity. The Intermediate Value Theorem and approximate solutions to equations. Derivatives, linear approximation and Newton's method. The Mean Value Theorem and error bounds. Applications of the Mean Value Theorem, Taylor polynomials and Taylor's Theorem, Big-O Notation. Examples and motivation drawn from physics.

My lecture notes are posted here (password protected).


Graduate

AMATH 732 Asymptotic Analysis and Perturbation Theory: Elements of asymptotic analysis. Techniques of perturbation theory such as Poincare-Lindstedt, matched asymptotic expansions and multiple scales.

My lecture notes are posted here (password protected).




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