Universitatea Babeş-Bolyai

                        Facultatea de Matematică şi Informatică


                     Qualitative Theory of Differential Equations      

 Academic Year 2023/2024


 Conf. Dr. Habil. Adriana Buică   e-mail:     abuica[at]math.ubbcluj.ro





The lessons will be given according to the schedule published on the webpage of our faculty.



Also, we will use MICROSOFT TEAMS for informal meetings, announcements, assignements, and for publishing useful materials. The name of our team:




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For online questions please use the chat from TEAMS.






Grading policy


·       40% activity during the semester  (report and homeworks)

·       60% exam







1.     Viorel Barbu, Differential Equations, Springer, 2016.

2.     A. Castaneda, G. Robledo, Exponential dichotomies with applications, unpublished manuscript, 2023.

3.     Carmen Chicone, Ordinary Differential Equations with Applications, Springer, 2006.

4.     E.A. Coddington, N. Levinson, Theory of ordinary differential equations, 1959.

5.     W. A. Coppel, Stability and asymptotic behavior of differential equations, 1965.

6.     W. A. Coppel, Dichotomies in stability theory, Springer, 1978.

7.     P. Hartman, Ordinary differential equations, SIAM, 2002.

8.     L. Perko, Differential equations and dynamical systems, Springer, 2001.

9.     Radu Precup, Ordinary Differential Equations, De Gruyter, 2018.

10.  Ioan A. Rus, Ecuatii diferentiale, ecuatii integrale si sisteme dinamice, Transilvania Press, 1996.

11.  Thomas C. Sideris, Ordinary Differential Equations and Dynamical Systems, Atlantis Press, 2013. pdf

12.  M.A. Șerban, Ecuații și sisteme de ecuații diferențiale, Presa Universitară Clujeană, 2009.

13.  Gerald Teschl, Ordinary Differential Equations and Dynamical Systems, Graduate Studies in Mathematics, 140,

American Mathematical Society, 2012.    http://www.mat.univie.ac.at/~gerald/ftp/book-ode/

14.  M. Viana, J.M Espinar, Differential equations: a dynamical systems approach to theory and practice, American Mathematical Society, 2021.

15.  Ioan I. Vrabie, Differential Equations, World Scientific, 2004.


1.     MacTutor History of Mathematics archive, University of St Andrews, Scotland. http://www-history.mcs.st-andrews.ac.uk/index.html

2.     The Mathematics Genealogy Project 

3.      About Henri Poincare:    Poincare1  Poincare2   Poincare3

4.     About Jack Hale   Hale1    Hale2     Hale3

5.      About George David Birkhoff     Birkhoff1

6.      About Augustin Louis Cauchy    Cauchy1     Cauchy2

7.      About Aleksandr Lyapunov    Lyapunov1    Lyapunov2

8.      History of Dynamical Systems    History1      http://www.scholarpedia.org/article/History_of_dynamical_systems