Books about differential equationsBy John Hubbard

Differential Equations, A Dynamical Systems Approach Part I,Texts in Applied Mathematics N. 5 ,Springer-Verlag, N.Y., 1991; with B. West.Differential Equations, A Dynamical Systems Approach: Higher Dimensional Systems,Texts in Applied Mathematics N. 18, Springer-Verlag, N.Y., 1995 , with B. West.

``Many of the contents of the book have not appeared in popular differential equations texts. In Chapter 1, the authors introduce the concepts of fence, funnel, and antifunnel, which have exceedingly useful properties not exploited in traditional treatments of differential equations. These new ideas provide enormous payoff throughout the text.'' -- -- from a review of Part I, Mathematical Reviews,1992.``This is an unusual book in being both rigorous and squarely addressed to those students with the most practical needs. The well known exchange value between pictures and words is thoroughly exploited to ground fundamental concepts" -- from a review of Part I, Choice, Jan. 1992``It crackles with wit and insight on almost every page.'' -- from a review of Part I, Steven Strogatz, MIT ``This sequel to the authors' excellent treatment of the one-dimensional theory of differential equations for undergraduates is a carefully organized, beautifully wiritten, and meticulous volume filled with perspicuous diagrams on every other page...this is an elementary treatment that should not be missed. Undergraduate through faculty.," -- from a review of the second volume, Choice, March 1996