Syllabus for Multivariable Calculus
Spring 2008

 This syllabus was changed 2/9 Monday Wednesday Friday 1/21 1/23 Welcome to Multivariable Calculus 1/25 10.3: The Dot Product 10.1: Vectors in the Plane 10.2: Vectors in Space 1/28 10.4: The Cross Product 1/30 10.5: Lines and Planes in Space 2/1 10.5: Lines and Planes in Space 11.1: Vector-Valued Functions PS 1 (individual) due 2/4 11.1: Vector-Valued Functions 2/6 11.2: The Calculus of Vector-Valued 2/8 11.3: Motion in Space 11.2: The Calculus of Vector- Functions 11.4: Curvature Valued Functions 11.3: Motion in Space PS 2 (group) due 2/11 11.5: Tangent and Normal 2/13 10.6: Surfaces in Space 2/15 10.6: Surfaces in Space Vectors PS 3 (individual) due 2/18 11.6: Parametric Surfaces 2/20 11.6: Parametric Surfaces 2/22 12.1: Functions of Several Variables 12.1: Functions of Several Variables 12.2: Limits and Continuity PS 4 (group) due 2/25 12.2: Limits and Continuity 2/27 Exam 1 - in class portion 2/29 12.3: Partial Derivatives 3/3 12.3: Partial Derivatives 3/5 12.4: Linear Approximations 3/7 12.5: The Chain Rule Project - choose option Exam 1 Takehome portion due PS 5 (group) due 3/10 3/12 3/14 Spring Break 3/17 12.5: The Chain Rule 3/19 12.5: The Chain Rule 3/21 12.6: The Gradient and Directional 12.6: The Gradient Derivatives Project-intermediate due date PS 6 (individual) due 3/24 12.6: Directional Derivatives 3/26 12.7: Extrema of Functions of Several 3/28 12.7: Extrema of Functions of Several Variables Variables PS 7 (group) due 3/31 13.1 Double Integrals 4/2 13.1: Double Integrals 4/4 13.2: Area, Volume, and Center of Mass Project-intermediate due date PS 8 (individual) due 4/7 13.3 Double Integrals in Polar 4/9 Exam 2 - in class portion 4/11 13.3: Double Integrals in Polar Coordinates Coordinates (and 9.4) 4/14 13.4: Surface Area 4/16 13.5: Triple Integrals 4/18 14.1: Vector Fields Exam 2 Takehome portion due PS 9 (group) due 4/21 14.2: Line Integrals 4/23 14.2: Line Integrals 4/25 14.2: Line Integrals 14.3: Independence of Path and Conservative Vector Fields Project - final due date PS 10 (individual) due 4/28 14.4: Green's Theorem 4/30 14.4: Green's Theorem 5/2 In-Class Portion of Final As with the midterms, the final will consist of both an in-class and a take-home portion. The in-class portion will be Friday May 2 in class. The take-home portion of the final will be due Friday May 9 at 2pm.

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

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