Engineering Math: Differential Equations and Linear Algebra

A photograph of a model airplane pointing down, and a graph of the plane's airspeed V(t) versus time t.

A model aircraft is pointed straight down with its engines off. After five seconds, it deploys its speedbrakes. This is a graph of its velocity. See Homework 1 Problem 9 for the full problem and a MATLAB script modeling the solution. (Photograph courtesy of Dean Ritola on flickr.  License: CC BY-NC.)

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MIT Course Number

2.087

As Taught In

Fall 2014

Level

Undergraduate

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Course Description

This course is about the mathematics that is most widely used in the mechanical engineering core subjects: An introduction to linear algebra and ordinary differential equations (ODEs), including general numerical approaches to solving systems of equations.

Daniel Frey, and Gilbert Strang. 2.087 Engineering Math: Differential Equations and Linear Algebra, Fall 2014. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA


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