Multivariuable Calculus, Early Transcendentals, by James Stewart, 6th edition.

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Multivariable Calculus I Math 223

 

 


Student Syllabus
Instructor: Dr. Ovidiu Calin
Office #:Pray Harrold 516 F
email: ocalin@emich.edu

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Class Hours: Monday, Wednesday, 5:30 -- 7:10 pm, Pray-Harrold 402.

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Office Hours: to be announced

I. Course Description

This is the last course of the Calculus sequence. Students are required to have taken Calculus I, II, and to have some knowledge of Linear Algebra.

II. Chapters covered
• Chapter 12: Vectors and the geometry of space
• Chapter 13: Vector functions
• Chapter 14: Partial derivatives
• Chapter 15: Multiple integrals
• Chapter 16: Vector calculus


III. Textbook

James Stewart: Multivariable CALCULS, Early Transcendentals, 6 th ed.

IV.Technology

MATHEMATICA software helps with the visualization of 3-dimensional surfaces.

V. Assessment
Due credit is given for in-class quizzes, two midterms and a final exam.

Midterm I 20 %
Midterm II 20%
Final 20 %
Quizzes 40 %

There is no make up for the exams unless you have a verifiable excuse (for instance, being sick will require written proof from the doctor).

You are welcome to the office hours to discuss the projects with the instructor.

Students are encouraged to attend every single class. In the case of missing a class, it is the student responsibility to ask for the homework and take the notes from a friend.

The quizzes are administrated weekly. Homework will be assigned on a daily basis.
This is a short semester and the load is double. Please attend classes and do your homework.

The cut-offs for the final grade in this course will be calculated as follows:

A 90 - 100%
A- 85 - 89 %
B+ 80 - 84 %
B 75 - 79 %
B- 70 - 74 %
C+ 65 - 69 %
C 61 - 64 %
C- 57 - 60 %
D+ 53 - 56 %
D 50 - 52 %
F 00 - 49 %.