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MA 1024Calculus 4 B term 2001

Text: Varberg, Purcell and Rigdon, Calculus.


Professor: W. Farr, 109B Stratton, X5496, E-mail - bfarr.
Office Hours: MTWThF 10-11, 2-3 , or by appointment.
PLAs: Matt Hilt, Ryan Sternberg


Course Goals

The main goal of this course is to provide students with an understanding of both the theory and the applications of calculus. This course is designed to provide students in science and engineering with the fundamentals of calculus and also to provide experience with how it is used to solve problems. Students will also gain experience in working in teams on the laboratories that are an important part of this course. Students will also become familiar with software tools available on the workstations in the laboratory, particularly the Computer Algebra System, Maple.


About this course

Topics to be covered this term.

Week 1
Vector functions of a single variable
Secs. 13.4,13.5,14.1,14.2

Week 2
Tangential and Normal vectors, curvature, surfaces
Secs. 14.3,14.4,14.5,14.6

Week 3
Coordinates, partial derivatives
Secs. 14.7,15.1,15.2

Week 4
Limits and differentiability, directional derivatives, gradient
Secs. 15.3,15.4,15.5,15.6

Week 5
Extrema, double integrals
Secs. 15.7,15.8,16.1

Week 6
More on double integrals
Secs. 16.2, 16.3, 16.4

Week 7
Applications and Triple integrals
Secs. 16.5, 16.7, 16.8

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William W. Farr
2001-10-26