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By Qingkai Kong

This article is a rigorous therapy of the fundamental qualitative concept of standard differential equations, in the beginning graduate point. Designed as a versatile one-semester path yet delivering sufficient fabric for 2 semesters, a brief path covers center subject matters similar to preliminary worth difficulties, linear differential equations, Lyapunov balance, dynamical platforms and the Poincaré—Bendixson theorem, and bifurcation concept, and second-order subject matters together with oscillation idea, boundary price difficulties, and Sturm—Liouville difficulties. The presentation is apparent and easy-to-understand, with figures and copious examples illustrating the that means of and motivation in the back of definitions, hypotheses, and basic theorems. A thoughtfully conceived collection of routines including solutions and tricks strengthen the reader's realizing of the cloth. must haves are constrained to complex calculus and the straight forward thought of differential equations and linear algebra, making the textual content compatible for senior undergraduates besides.

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B) Assume the set {(bm , φ(bm ))}∞ m=1 has an accumulation point (β, xβ ) in D. Then limt→β− φ(t) = xβ . In this case, φ(t) can be further extended to t = β. Proof. Without loss of generality we only give the proof for Part (a). The proof for Part (b) is essentially the same. Let > 0 be so small that G := {(t, x) : |t − α| ≤ , |x − xα | ≤ } ⊂ D. 18 1. INITIAL VALUE PROBLEMS Let M = max{max(t,x)∈G |f (t, x)|, 1}. 1) 2M and |φ(aN ) − xα | < 2 . 2) |φ(t) − φ(aN )| < M (aN − α) for α < t ≤ aN . Assume the contrary.

Then eT AT = T −1 eA T . Proof. (a) This follows directly from the definition. (b) With the assumption that AB = BA, the matrices A and B satisfy the same rules as numbers in matrix multiplications. Thus from the definition of matrix exponential, the proof for eA+B = eA eB is the same as that for the scalar exponentials. (c) Since A and −A commute, by Part (b) we see that eA e−A = I which implies that (eA )−1 exists and (eA )−1 = e−A . (d) From the observation that (T −1 AT )k = T −1 AK T for any k ∈ N0 we have eT −1 ∞ AT = k=0 (T −1 AT )k = k!

NH) =⇒ x(t) = X(t)c + x1 (t) is a solution of Eq. (NH) for any c ∈ Rn . (d) X(t) is a fundamental matrix solution of Eq. (H) and x1 (t) is a solution of Eq. (NH) =⇒ for any solution x(t) of Eq. (NH), there exists a c ∈ Rn such that x(t) = X(t)c + x1 (t). Proof. Parts (a)–(c) can be easily verified by substitutions. We now prove Part (d). Since x(t) and x1 (t) are solutions of Eq. (NH), (x − x1 )(t) is a solution of Eq. (H) by Part (a). 3, Part (c) we see that x(t) − x1 (t) = X(t)c for some c ∈ Rn .

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