Math 13, Spring 2007

Vector Calculus

General Information Syllabus Homework Assignments Exam Related

General Information

Instructors Lectures Textbook
Examinations Homework Policy Grades
Honor Principle Tutorials Disabilities


Instructor Owen Dearricott
Office 314 Kemeny
Office hours M 9-10am,
W 9-10 am,
F 9-10am.
Phone 646-3507
Email BlitzMail


Instructor Owen Dearricott
Classroom 008 Kemeny
Lecture (MWF) 12:30-1:45
X-hour Teus 1:00-2:00


Vector Calculus (5th edition) by Marsden & Tromba, Wiley. The hardbound version is available at Wheelock Books for $108.56.


There will be two midterm examinations and a final examination. These exams are scheduled as follows:

Exam Midterm 1 Midterm 2
Date April 19
May 10
June 1
Time 4:00 - 6:00 pm 4:00 - 6:00 pm 3:00 - 6:00 pm
Classroom Carpenter 013
Carpenter 013
Kemeny 008

Homework Policy


The course grade will be based upon the scores on the two midterm exams, the final exam, and the homework.

Midterm 1 100 points
Midterm 2 100 points
Final Exam 200 points
Written assignments
50 points
Total 450 points

The Honor Principle

On Exams: No help given or received

On Homework: Collaboration is permitted and encouraged, but NO COPYING. On the other hand discussions of the general ideas of the problems is desirable.


Ms. Paige Rinker and Mr. Amir Barghi are the tutors for this course, tutorials meet Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday from 7 to 9pm in Kemeny 006. Tutors may be also be made available for Math 13 through the Tutor Clearinghouse. If you would like to have personal tutor, please go to 301 Collis and fill out an application as early in the term as possible. There may be a waiting list.


Students with disabilities who will be taking this course and may need disability-related classroom accommodations are encouraged to make an appointment to see their instructor as soon as possible. Also, they should stop by the Academic Skills Center in Collis Center to register for support services.