Differential Equations and Linear Algebra 3rd edition

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Stephen Goode and Scott Annin
Publisher: Pearson Education


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  • Chapter 1: First-Order Differential Equations
    • 1.1: How Differential Equations Arise (6)
    • 1.2: Basic Ideas and Terminology (3)
    • 1.3: The Geometry of First-Order Differential Equations (6)
    • 1.4: Separable Differential Equations (8)
    • 1.5: Some Simple Population Models (5)
    • 1.6: First-Order Linear Differential Equations (7)
    • 1.7: Modeling Problems Using First-Order Linear Differential Equations (4)
    • 1.8: Change of Variables (9)
    • 1.9: Exact Differential Equations (9)
    • 1.10: Numerical Solution to First-Order Differential Equations
    • 1.11: Some Higher-Order Differential Equations (5)
    • 1.12: Chapter Review (2)

  • Chapter 2: Matrices and Systems of Linear Equations
    • 2.1: Matrices: Definitions and Notation (3)
    • 2.2: Matrix Algebra (10)
    • 2.3: Terminology for Systems of Linear Equations (1)
    • 2.4: Elementary Row Operations and Row-Echelon Matrices (11)
    • 2.5: Gaussian Elimination (7)
    • 2.6: The Inverse of a Square Matrix (8)
    • 2.7: Elementary Matrices and the LU Factorization
    • 2.8: The Invertible Matrix Theorem
    • 2.9: Chapter Review

  • Chapter 3: Determinants
    • 3.1: The Definition of the Determinant
    • 3.2: Properties of Determinants (11)
    • 3.3: Cofactor Expansions (13)
    • 3.4: Summary of Determinants
    • 3.5: Chapter Review

  • Chapter 4: Vector Spaces
    • 4.1: Vectors in ℝn
    • 4.2: Definition of a Vector Space (9)
    • 4.3: Subspaces (11)
    • 4.4: Spanning Sets (8)
    • 4.5: Linear Dependence and Linear Independence (9)
    • 4.6: Bases and Dimension (11)
    • 4.7: Change of Basis
    • 4.8: Row Space and Column Space (4)
    • 4.9: The Rank-Nullity Theorem
    • 4.10: The Invertible Matrix Theorem II
    • 4.11: Inner Product Spaces
    • 4.12: Orthogonal Sets of Vectors and the Gram-Schmidt Process
    • 4.13: Chapter Review

  • Chapter 5: Linear Transformations
    • 5.1: Definition of a Linear Transformation (8)
    • 5.2: Transformations of ℝ2
    • 5.3: The Kernel and Range of a Linear Transformation (7)
    • 5.4: Additional Properties of Linear Transformations
    • 5.5: The Matrix of a Linear Transformation
    • 5.6: The Eigenvalue/Eigenvector Problem (11)
    • 5.7: General Results for Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors (14)
    • 5.8: Diagonalization
    • 5.9: An Introduction to the Matrix Exponential Function
    • 5.10: Orthogonal Diagonalization and Quadratic Forms
    • 5.11: Jordan Canonical Forms
    • 5.12: Chapter Review

  • Chapter 6: Linear Differential Equations of Order n
    • 6.1: General Theory for Linear Differential Equations (9)
    • 6.2: Constant-Coefficient Homogeneous Linear Differential Equations (9)
    • 6.3: The Method of Undetermined Coefficients: Annihilators (12)
    • 6.4: Complex-Valued Trial Solutions
    • 6.5: Oscillations of a Mechanical System (10)
    • 6.6: RLC Circuits
    • 6.7: The Variation-of-Parameters Method (9)
    • 6.8: A Differential Equation with Nonconstant Coefficients
    • 6.9: Reduction of Order (5)
    • 6.10: Chapter Review

  • Chapter 7: Systems of Differential Equations
    • 7.1: First-Order Linear Systems (6)
    • 7.2: Vector Formulation (4)
    • 7.3: General Results for First-Order Linear Differential Systems (3)
    • 7.4: Vector Differential Equations: Nondefective Coefficient Matrix (7)
    • 7.5: Vector Differential Equations: Defective Coefficient Matrix
    • 7.6: Variation-of-Parameters for Linear Systems (5)
    • 7.7: Some Applications of Linear Systems of Differential Equations
    • 7.8: Matrix Exponential Function and Systems of Differential Equations
    • 7.9: The Phase Plane for Linear Autonomous Systems
    • 7.10: Nonlinear Systems
    • 7.11: Chapter Review

  • Chapter 8: The Laplace Transform and Some Elementary Applications
    • 8.1: Definition of the Laplace Transform
    • 8.2: The Existence of the Laplace Transform and the Inverse Transform
    • 8.3: Periodic Functions and the Laplace Transform
    • 8.4: The Transform of Derivatives and Solution of Initial-Value Problems
    • 8.5: The First Shifting Theorem
    • 8.6: The Unit Step Function
    • 8.7: The Second Shifting Theorem
    • 8.8: Impulsive Driving Terms: The Dirac Delta Function
    • 8.9: The Convolution Integral
    • 8.10: Chapter Review

  • Chapter 9: Series Solutions to Linear Differential Equations
    • 9.1: A Review of Power Series
    • 9.2: Series Solutions about an Ordinary Point
    • 9.3: The Legendre Equation
    • 9.4: Series Solutions about a Regular Singular Point
    • 9.5: Frobenius Theory
    • 9.6: Bessel's Equation of Order p
    • 9.7: Chapter Review

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Chapter 1: First-Order Differential Equations
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Chapter 2: Matrices and Systems of Linear Equations
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Chapter 3: Determinants
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Chapter 4: Vector Spaces
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Chapter 5: Linear Transformations
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Chapter 6: Linear Differential Equations of Order n
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6.3 12 TF.001 TF.002 TF.003 TF.005 TF.008 001 003 004 017 019 021 026
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Chapter 7: Systems of Differential Equations
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Chapter 8: The Laplace Transform and Some Elementary Applications
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Chapter 9: Series Solutions to Linear Differential Equations
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