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Math 427-428, 527-528 Advanced Calculus I and II


 Syllabus

 In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
-- John von Neumann, Nobel Prize winner.

 

  • Time and Place: 5:00-6:15 pm TR at 516 Smith Hall. 
  • Instructor: Peter Saveliev (please, call me Peter)
  • Office: Smith Hall 741A  
  • Office Hours: TR 12:15-2:00, 3:30-4:30 (tentative), or by appointment, or any time I am there (usually in the afternoon)
  • Office Phone: x64639
  • Home Phone: 697-7827 (9 a.m. - 8 p.m.)
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  • E-mail: saveliev@marshall.edu
  • Class Web-Page: http://math02.com and Vector calculus
  • Prerequisites: Math 300
  • Text: Calculus Two. Linear and Nonlinear Functions by F.J. Flanigan and J.L. Kazdan
        Spring
        - Chapter 6-7. Scalar functions
        - Chapter 8. Vector functions

  •     - Chapter 9. Integration    
        - Chapter 10. Vector integrals    
        Fall
        - Chapters1-3. Algebra and geometry of the n-dim space
        - Chapter 4. Curves
    Goals: familiarity with the vector calculus and its applications
  • Grade Breakdown:
        - quizzes (open book) + possibly some take home homework: 40% (drop one)
        - 2 exams (open book): 15% each
        - final exam: 30%
  • Letter Grades: A: 90-100, B: 80-89, C: 70-79, D: 60-69, F: <60

Related: Math 691. Differential geometry, aka Introduction to differential forms.