By Richard S. Palais and Robert A. Palais.
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The Content and Novel

1. Differential Equations and Their Solutionsfirst 35 pages; Online Supplement 2. Linear Differential Equationsfirst 5 pages; Online Supplement 3. SecondOrder ODE and the Calculus of Variations4. Newtonian Mechanicsfirst 5 pages; Online Supplement 5. Numerical Methods 
Appendices (76 pages)
SupplementalAppendix K. Fast Fourier Transform. Appendix L. Introduction to Fourier Methods. Bibliography (Further Reading in ODE, Mechanics, and Numerical Methods) 
This Web Companion is a work in progress. Suggestions are most welcome. Please send them or report any problems to palais@uci.edu
The authors, Bob and Dick Palais, are grateful to Xah Lee for his help and advice in designing, implementing, and maintaining a userfriendly website.
Last Updated May 19, 2011