Course Description: 
Differential and integral calculus of functions of several variables and of vector fields. Topics include Euclidean, polar, cylindrical, and spherical coordinates; dot product, crossproduct, equations of lines and planes; continuity, partial derivatives, directional derivatives, optimization in several variables; multiple integrals, iterated integrals, change of coordinates, Jacobians, general substitution rule. 
Syllabus: 
Syllabus (PDF file) 
Schedule: 
Tu 1:00pm  3:15pm Th 2:00pm  3:15pm in W01044 
Text(s): 
Multivariable Calculus: Concepts and Contexts. 4th edition. By James Stewart. Cengage Learning 2009. ISBN: 9780495560548.

Help: 
Office hours: By appointment
TuTh 11:00  12:00 and 15:30  16:30
in S03091.
Please follow this link
to schedule a 10 or 20 minute appointment, at least 2 hours in advance. You can stop by my office without a confirmed appointment, but I may be unavailable.
Piazza: Instead of sending questions by email, please use the discussion boards available at piazza.com to post questions and provide answers. 
Assignments: 
Exams: in class, October 4 and November 15
Final Exam: December 20, 3:00pm  6:00pm
Quizzes: in class, almost every Tuesday
Homework: online, using WeBWorK

Important dates: 
Tue, Sep 13  Add/drop period ends Tue, Oct 4  Exam #1 Tue, Nov 15  Exam #2 Wed, Nov 23  Pass/Fail Withdrawal deadline Tue, Dec 20  Final Exam 
Useful links: 
Piazza  CMS  Message boards
WeBWorK  Online homework


Schedule:
Tue, Sep 6 
ThreeDimensional Coordinate Systems. Vectors. 


Thu, Sep 8 
The Dot Product. 


Tue, Sep 13 
Quiz #1. The Cross Product. Triple products. 


Thu, Sep 15 
Equations of Lines and Planes. 


Tue, Sep 20 
Quiz #2. Cylindrical and Spherical Coordinates. Vector Functions and Space Curves. 


Thu, Sep 22 
Derivatives and Integrals of Vector Functions. 


Tue, Sep 27 
Quiz #3. Arc Length and Curvature. 


Thu, Sep 29 
Motion in Space: Velocity and Acceleration. Functions of Several Variables. Functions and Surfaces. 


Tue, Oct 4 
Review. Exam #1. 


Thu, Oct 6 
Parametric Surfaces. 


Tue, Oct 11 
Limits and Continuity. Partial Derivatives. 


Thu, Oct 13 
Tangent Planes and Linear Approximations. 


Tue, Oct 18 
Quiz #4. The Chain Rule. Directional Derivatives and the Gradient Vector. 


Thu, Oct 20 
Maximum and Minimum Values. 


Tue, Oct 25 
Quiz #5. Lagrange Multipliers. Double Integrals over Rectangles. 


Thu, Oct 27 
Iterated Integrals. 


Tue, Nov 1 
Quiz #6. Double Integrals over General Regions. Double Integrals in Polar Coordinates. 


Thu, Nov 3 
Applications of Double Integrals. Triple Integrals. 


Tue, Nov 8 
Quiz #7. Triple Integrals in Cylindrical and Spherical Coordinates. 


Thu, Nov 10 
Change of Variables in Multiple Integrals. 


Tue, Nov 15 
Review. Exam #2. 


Thu, Nov 17 
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Tue, Nov 22 
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Tue, Nov 29 
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Thu, Dec 1 
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Tue, Dec 6 
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Thu, Dec 8 
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Tue, Dec 13 
Review. 


Tue, Dec 20 
Final Exam. 


