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This Differential Equations for Engineers offered by Coursera in partnership with The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology is about differential equations, and covers material that all engineers should know. 
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Both basic theory and applications are taught.  In the first five weeks we will learn about ordinary differential equations, and in the final week, partial differential equations.

The Differential Equations for Engineers course  offered by Coursera in partnership with The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology is composed of  56 short lecture videos, with a few simple problems to solve following each lecture.  And after each substantial topic, there is a short practice quiz.  

Solutions to the problems and practice quizzes can be found in instructor-provided lecture notes.  There are a total of six weeks in the course, and at the end of each week there is an assessed quiz.

What You Will Learn

  • First-order differential equations
  • Second-order differential equations
  • The Laplace transform and series solution methods
  • Systems of differential equations and partial differential equations

Skills You Will Gain

  • Ordinary Differential Equation
  • Partial Differential Equation (PDE)
  • Engineering Mathematics

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 2 months
    • Duration description

      Approx. 27 hours to complete

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • First-Order Differential Equations
  • Linear Homogeneous Differential Equations
  • Linear Inhomogeneous Differential Equations
  • The Laplace Transform and Series Solution Methods
  • Systems of Differential Equations
  • Partial Differential Equations

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English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Beginner Level

  • Knowledge of single variable calculus.

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