By Shair Ahmad, Antonio Ambrosetti

This e-book bargains readers a primer at the thought and functions of normal Differential Equations. the fashion used is straightforward, but thorough and rigorous. each one bankruptcy ends with a huge set of workouts that variety from the regimen to the more difficult and thought-provoking. suggestions to chose routines are available on the finish of the ebook. The e-book comprises many attention-grabbing examples on subject matters equivalent to electrical circuits, the pendulum equation, the logistic equation, the Lotka-Volterra procedure, the Laplace remodel, etc., which introduce scholars to a few fascinating elements of the speculation and purposes. The paintings is principally meant for college students of arithmetic, Physics, Engineering, machine technology and different parts of the ordinary and social sciences that use usual differential equations, and who've a company snatch of Calculus and a minimum figuring out of the elemental techniques utilized in Linear Algebra. It additionally reports a number of extra complex themes, corresponding to balance idea and Boundary price difficulties, that may be compatible for extra complex undergraduate or first-year graduate scholars. the second one variation has been revised to right minor errata, and contours a few conscientiously chosen new routines, including extra unique causes of a few of the subjects.