M261 Syllabus

Course Coordinator: Dr. J. Duflot
Office: Weber 218
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Text: Calculus, Stewart, 4th Edition, 1999

This is a sample syllabus. Please note that your instructor's syllabus may differ, ESPECIALLY in the exam dates!!

Date

Topic

M Aug 25

13.1,13.2 Points and vectors

T Aug 26

13.2, 13.3 Dot product

W Aug 27

13.4 Cross Product, 13.5 Lines

 F Aug 29

Classwork, Quiz 

M Sept 1

Labor Day-No Classes

T Sept 2

13.5 Lines, Planes

W Sept 3

13.6 Review of conic sections, Quadric Surfaces (13.7 deferred until Sept 23)

F Sept 5

Classwork, Quiz

 

 

M Sept 8

14.1, 14.2 Vector Functions, Derivatives

T Sept 9

14.2, continued

W Sept 10

14.3 Arc Length, Curvative, $ \mathbf{T}, \mathbf{N}, \mathbf{B}$

F Sept 12

Classwork, Quiz

 

 

M Sept 15

14.3, continued. 14.4 Velocity and Acceleration

T Sept 16

14.4, continued.

W Sept 17

Review for Hour Exam 1

F Sept 19

Hour Exam 1

 

 

M Sept 22

15.1, 15.2 Functions of Several Variables

T Sept 23

13.7 Cylindrical and Spherical Coordinates

W Sept 24

15.3 Partial Derivatives

F Sept 26

Classwork, Quiz

 

 

M Sept 29

15.4 Tangent Planes, Linear Approximations, Differentials

T Sept 30

15.5 The Multivariable Chain Rule

W Oct 1

15.6 Directional Derivatives, Gradient, Significance of the Gradient

F Oct 3

Classwork, Quiz

 

 

M Oct 6

15.7 Maxima and Minima

T Oct 7

15.8 Lagrange Multipliers

W Oct 8

Review for Hour Exam 2

F Oct 10

Hour Exam 2

M Oct 13

16.1,16.2 Double Integrals

T Oct 14

16.3 Double Integrals

W Oct 15

16.4 Double Integrals in Polar Coordinates

F Oct 17

Classwork, Quiz

 

 

M Oct 20

16.5 Applications of Double Integrals

T Oct 21

16.7 Triple Integrals (16.6 deferred until Apr 21)

W Oct 22

16.7 continued, 16.8 Triple Integrals in Cylindrical and Spherical Coordinates

F Oct 24

Classwork, Quiz

 

 

M Oct 27

16.8 Triple Integrals, continued

T Oct 28

16.8 continued, 16.9 change of variables

W Oct 29

Review for Exam 3

F Oct 31

Hour Exam 3

 

 

M Nov 3

17.1, 17.2 Vector Fields, Line Integrals

T Nov 4

17.2, continued

W Nov 5

17.3 Fund. Theorem of Line Integrals, Potential Functions

F Nov 7

Classwork, Quiz

 

 

M Nov 10

17.4 Green's Theorem

T Nov 11

17.5 Curl, Divergence

W Nov 12

17.6 Parametric Surfaces

F Nov 14

Classwork, Quiz

 

 

M Nov 17

17.6, continued, 16.6 Surface Area

T Nov 18

17.7 Surface Integrals

W Nov 19

17.7, continued

F Nov 21

Classwork, Quiz

 M Nov24-F Nov 28

No Classes—Thanksgiving Break 

M Dec 1

17.8 Stokes' Theorem

T Dec 2

17.8 continued, Quiz

W Dec 3

Review for Hour Exam 4

F Dec 5

Hour Exam 4

 

 

M Dec 8

17.9 The Divergence Theorem

T Dec 9

17.9, continued, Quiz

W Dec 10

Review for final exam

F Dec 12

Review for final exam

Wednesday, Dec 17, 7-9am, Common Final Exam