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Introductary Differential Equations

  1. Nov 15, 2011 #1

    I was wondering if anyone could suggest a good book on "beginner's" differential equations.
    I am at an undergraduate level, it that helps you gage the content.

    thanks in advance
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  3. Nov 15, 2011 #2


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    Ordinary or partial? Theoretical or applied?

    For a first look at ordinary differential equations I like
    Ordinary Differential Equations by Morris Tenenbaum and Harry Pollard
    A good introduction.
    Elementary Differential Equations by Earl D. Rainville
    Very well written
    Ordinary Differential Equations by Edward L. Ince
    A bit harder, but filled with good things.
    Ordinary Differential Equations in the Complex Domain by Einar Hille
    For the complex domain perspective.
    Ordinary Differential Equations by V.I. Arnold
    An interesting perspective.
  4. Nov 16, 2011 #3
  5. Nov 16, 2011 #4
    Oh wow, those look awesome, thanks guys.

    Also I apologize for butchering the spelling of "Introductory" :P
  6. Nov 16, 2011 #5
    There is a mobile application that solves ordenary differential equations you might find this interesting at http://www.software-hitech.com
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