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Textbook recommendations ODEs

  1. Jun 16, 2005 #1
    Hi, I'm wondering if anyone has recommendations for textbooks which cover the basics of ODEs. I'm looking for books which cover first and second order ODEs and related topics.
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  3. Jun 16, 2005 #2


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    Things are nicely done (the level of exposure is not too difficult) in I.V.Smirnov "Higher Mathematics",VOL I and you may also check volume II.

  4. Jun 16, 2005 #3
    Elementary Differential Equations and Boundary Value Problems by Boyce and DiPrima.
  5. Jun 16, 2005 #4
    Thanks for the suggestions guys, I'll look into them.
  6. Jun 16, 2005 #5
    Differential Equations by Blanchard, Devaney and Hall is a really popular one.
  7. Jun 16, 2005 #6
    I highly recommend, in addition to a decent textbook, Rea's differential equations problem solver.
  8. Jun 16, 2005 #7
    There's also the Tenenbaum and Pollard book published by Dover. Relatively cheap.
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