AMS 212B Applied Mathematical Methods II (Perturbation Methods)
 Course description:
 This course covers perturbation methods. It
includes asymptotic series, matched asymptotic expansions,
multiple scales and the WKB method, Laplace method, Pade
approximations and applications of perturbation methods.
 Instructor: Hongyun Wang
 Lectures: TuTh 3:204:55PM at Hum & Soc Sci 250
 Office hours: Thursday 9:0011:00am at BE 358 (or by appointment)
 Email: hongwang AT soe DOT ucsc DOT edu
 Class web: http://www.cse.ucsc.edu/~hongwang/AMS212B
 Textbook:
 There is no official textbook for this course.
 I will distribute my lecture notes electronically.
 Optional reading: Perturbation Methods By E. J. Hinch
 Grading policy:
 The grade for this course will be based on homework
assignments (50%) and a final (50%).
 Lecture Notes
 A sample final exam (Spring 2009)
 Homework assignments:

Assignment #1
( updated ),
due in class, Thursday, 01/18/2018

Assignment #2
( updated ),
due in class, Thursday, 01/25/2018

In problem 4, if you don't have time to write your own code,
you can use
my Matlab code for computing T(epsilon).
 Assignment #3
( updated ),
due in class, Thursday, 02/01/2018

In problem 3, you are encouraged to write your own code.
If you don't have time to write your own code,
you are allowed to use
my Matlab code for finding x(epsilon) and err(epsilon).
 Assignment #4
( updated ),
due in class, Thursday, 02/08/2018

In problem 4, if you don't have time to write your own code,
you can use
my Matlab code for solving the BVP.
 Assignment #5
( updated ),
due in class, Thursday, 02/15/2018
 Assignment #6
( updated ),
due in class, Thursday, 02/22/2018
 Assignment #7
( updated ),
due in class, Thursday, 03/01/2018

In problem 5, if you don't have time to write your own code,
you can use
my Matlab code for solving the SturmLiouville problem.

If you like to explore the eigenvalues of SturmLiouville problems
with turning points,
you can try
my Matlab code for solving a SturmLiouville problem containing
a turning point.
 Assignment #8
( updated ),
due in class, Thursday, 03/08/2018