Publisher description for An introduction to ordinary differential equations / Ravi P. Agarwal, Donal O'Regan.


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This textbook provides a rigorous and lucid introduction to the theory of ordinary differential equations (ODEs), which serve as mathematical models for many exciting real-world problems in science, engineering, and other disciplines. Key Features of this textbook: Effectively organizes the subject into easily manageable sections in the form of 42 class-tested lectures Provides a theoretical treatment by organizing the material around theorems and proofs Uses detailed examples to drive the presentation Includes numerous exercise sets that encourage pursuing extensions of the material, each with an "answers or hints" section Covers an array of advanced topics which allow for flexibility in developing the subject beyond the basics Provides excellent grounding and inspiration for future research contributions to the field of ODEs and related areas This book is ideal for a senior undergraduate or a graduate-level course on ordinary differential equations. Prerequisites include a course in calculus.


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