To introduce solution of ordinary differential equations.
ESSENTIAL TOPICS TO BE COVERED:
Introduction to Differential Equations, ODE of First order and first degree, ODEs of second and higher orders. Complementary function and particular integral, Non-homogeneous linear differential equations. Systems of linear differential equations. Partial differentiation; functions of two or more variables; partial derivatives; higher order partial derivatives; total differentials and their applications to small errors; differentiation of implicit functions; chain rule, maxima and minima of a function of two variables, examples illustrating application to computer engineering.