Chapter 1 NATURE OF DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS; Chapter 2 FIRST ORDER DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS; Chapter 3 LINEAR DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS OF HIGHER ORDER; Chapter 4 PROPERTIES OF SOLUTIONS; Chapter 5 SPECIAL FUNCTIONS AND EQUATIONS; Chapter 6 SYSTEMS OF FIRST ORDER LINEAR EQUATIONS; Chapter 7 TOTAL DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS; Chapter 8 THE LAPLACE TRANSFORM; Chapter 9 STURM-LIOUVILLE BOUNDARY VALUE PROBLEMS AND FOURIER SERIES; Chapter 10 PARTIAL DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS; Suggested Readings; Answers to Exercises; Index.
Rabindra Kumar Patnaik, Ph.D. (State University of New York), is Pro-Vice-Chancellor at The ICFAI University at Tripura, Tripura. He has four decades of experience of research and teaching in mathematics. A member of the American Mathematical Society as well as the Indian Mathematical Society, Dr. Patnaik has to his credit a number of research papers published in national and international journals. He is also the author of a book entitled Calculus.