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					              Mathematics For Engineers B
WEEK                                              DATE                                                COMMENTS
 1                                       TUESDAY 20/02/2001
       In the first lecture of the second semester we talked about differential equations and
       the methods of solving first order differential equations which are by separation of
       variables or by integrating factor. We went through some examples solving
       equations with the separation of variables method.
                                        THURSDAY 22/02/2001
       In this lecture we went through some examples solving equations using the
       integrating factor method.
 2                                       TUESDAY 27/02/2001
       Continuing with the ways to solve differential equations we went through more
       examples solving equations using the integrating factor method.
                                        THURSDAY 01/03/2001
       This Thursday we started talking about homogenous equations and how they are
       solved.
 3                                       TUESDAY 06/03/2001
       This Tuesday we started talking about second order differential equations and went
       through some examples of the book.
                                        THURSDAY 08/03/2001
       In this lecture we started talking about the particular integral, what it is, how it is used
                                                                                                      Quite difficult
       to solve second order equations. Also we went through some examples solving
                                                                                                      subject.
       second order equations using the particular integral.
 4                                       TUESDAY 13/03/2001
       This Thursday we discussed about the non-homogenous equations and how they                     Quite difficult
       are solved, by solving some examples of the book.                                              subject.
                                        THURSDAY 15/03/2001
       Today we wrote the first test in all the topics we had discussed up to now.
 5                                       TUESDAY 20/03/2001
       This Tuesday we talked about the numerical methods for solving equations of the
       form dy/dx=f(x,y(x)). We discussed about Euler's method and Euler's modified                   Quite difficult
       method. Also we went through some examples solving equations using these                       subject.
       methods.
                                        THURSDAY 22/03/2001
       In this lecture we discussed about the Runge-Kutta method to solve differential                Not in Croft &
       equations by going through some examples of the book.                                          Davison.
                                  EASTER BREAK 24/03/2001 to 16/04/2001
 6                                       TUESDAY 17/04/2001
       In the first lecture after the Easter vacations we mainly talked about the mean value
       and data discrete continuous by going through some examples of the book.
                                      THURSDAY 19/04/2001
       Today we started talking about probability and compound events. Again we went
       through some examples of the book.
 7                                     TUESDAY 24/04/2001
       This Tuesday we discussed about probability distribution. Furthermore we talked
       about binomial distribution and Poisson distribution by going through some
       examples.
                                      THURSDAY 26/04/2001
       Today we analyzed furthermore Poisson distribution by going through some
       examples of the book.
 8                                     TUESDAY 01/05/2001
     This week we entered the chapter of matrices. We talked about what is a matrix,
     how we add and subtract matrices, how we multiply them and how we can find the
     inverse of a matrix. Also we went through some examples of the book relative to
     matrices.
                                   THURSDAY 03/05/2001
     In this lecture we discussed about the Determinant of a matrix. We talked about how
     it is derived and what are the properties of the Determinants of matrices.
9                                TUESDAY 08/05/2001
       Today we went through some examples of the book relative to matrices and their
                Determinants. Also we talked about the adjoint of a matrix.
                                THURSDAY 10/05/2001
                                                                                             This subject
     In this lecture we talked about how we can find the inverse of a matrix using the       needs some
     method [A|I]=[I|B].                                                                     more
                                                                                             attention.
10                                     TUESDAY 15/05/2001
     In this lecture we discussed about the Applications of Eigenvalues. Also we went
     through a couple of examples relative to them.
                                      THURSDAY 17/05/2001
     Today we learned about how we can use the inverse matrix to solve linear
     equations. Also we talked about Cramer's Rule and it can help up in solving linear
     equations.
11                                     TUESDAY 22/05/2001
                                          NO LECTURE
                                      THURSDAY 24/05/2001
     Today we wrote another test in all the topics we had discussed after the Easter
     vacations up to now.
12                                     TUESDAY 29/05/2001
     In this lecture we started revising about the various subjects we had discussed after
     the Easter vacations.
                                      THURSDAY 31/05/2001
     In this lecture we went through the questions of the first exam we took on March
     about differential equations.

				
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