Syllabus for Multivariable Calculus
Spring 2007

 This syllabus is subject to change. Monday Wednesday Friday 1/26 1/24 Intro to Multivariable Calculus 1/26 10.3 The Dot Product 10.1 Vectors in the Plane 10.2 Vectors in Space 1/29 10.4 The Cross Product 1/31 10.5 Lines and Planes in Space 2/2 10.5 (continued) 10.6: Surfaces in space PS 1 (group) due 2/5 10.6: Surfaces in space 2/7 11.1: Vector-Valued 2/9 11.2: The Calculus of Vector- Functions Valued Functions PS 2 (individual) due 2/12 11.3: Motion in Space 2/14 11.4 Curvature 2/16 11.5 Tangent and Normal Vectors PS 3 (group) due 2/19 11.6 Parametric Surfaces 2/21 11.6 (continued) 2/23 12.1 (continued) 12.1: Functions of Several 12:2: Limits and Continuity Variables PS 4 (individual) due 2/26 12.2 Limits and Continuity 2/28 Exam 1 - in class portion 3/2 12.3 Partial Derivatives Exam 1 Takehome portion due 3/5 Catch up/ In Class Work/ 3/7 12.4 Tangent Planes and 3/9 12.5 The Chain Rule Get Ahead Linear Approximations PS 5 (group) due 3/12 3/14 3/16 Spring Break 3/19 12.5 The Chain Rule (continued) 3/21 12.5 Chain Rule (continued) 3/23 12.6 The Gradient and Directional 12.6: The Gradient and Derivatives (continued) Directional Derivatives PS 6 (individual) due 3/26 12.6 The Gradient and 3/28 12.7 Extrema of Functions of 3/30 12.7 Extrema of Functions of Directional Derivatives Several Variables Several Variables (continued) PS 7 (group) due 4/2 13.1 Double Integrals 4/4 13.1 Double Integrals 4/6 13.2 Area, Volume and (continued) Center of Mass PS 8 (individual) due 4/9 13.3 Double Integrals in 4/11 Exam 2 - in class portion 4/13 13.3 Double Integrals in Polar Coordinates Polar Coordinates Exam 2 Takehome portion due 4/16 13.4 Surface Area 4/18 14.1 Vector Fields 4/20 14.2 Line Integrals PS 9 (group) due 4/23 14.2 Line Integrals 4/25 14.3 Independence of Path 4/27 14.4 Green's Theorem (continued) and Conservative Vector Individual Project due Fields PS 10 (individual) due 4/30 14.4: Green's Thm (continued) 5/2 13.5 Triple Integrals 5/4 13.6 Cylindrical Coordinates? PS 11 (group) due The final will be Thursday, May 10, from 2pm-5pm if it's in-class; if I decide to give you a take-home exam it will be due Thursday at 2pm.

Janice Sklensky
Wheaton College
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Science Center, Room 109
Norton, Massachusetts 02766-0930
TEL (508) 286-3973
FAX (508) 285-8278
jsklensk@wheatonma.edu

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