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Math 14

Winter 2011

Calculus of Vector valued functions

Honors Section

General Information

**Textbook: **“Vector
Calculus” by Jerrold E Marsden and Anthony J. Tromba, fifth edition, published
by W. H. Freeman and Company, available at Wheelock Books

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**ORC Course description: **Sections of Mathematics 13 for students who have done
satisfactory work in Mathematics 9 or exceptional work in Mathematics 8. ORC
Course description for Math 13 This course is a sequel to Mathematics 8 and
provides an introduction to calculus of vector-valued functions. Topics include
differentiation and integration of parametrically defined functions with
interpretations of velocity, acceleration, arclength and curvature. Other
topics include iterated, double, triple and surface integrals including change
of coordinates. The remainder of the course is devoted to vector fields, line
integrals, Green’s theorem, curl and divergence, and Stokes’ theorem.

Prerequisite: Mathematics 8.

**Instructor and Scheduled Lectures:**

Classes: MWF 1:45-2:50 PM (x-hour) Th 1-1:50 PM |

Class location: Haldeman 028 |

Tentative Office hours: Monday 3:30-5 PM, Tuesday 2-3 PM, Friday 4-5 PM and by appointment. I am very flexible with appointments so do not hesitate to make one if needed. If on a certain day there will be no class, then there will be no office hours on this day as well. |

Office: 304 Kemeny Hall Phone number 646 2421, blitz (preferred) |

**Course Grade **will
be based upon the scores for Written Homework, WeBWorK homework, two Projects,
two Midterm Exams, and the Final Exam as follows:

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Written Homework |
6% |

WeBWorK |
10% |

Two Projects |
2% each (4% total) |

Two Midterm Exams |
25% each (50% total) |

Final Exam |
30 % |

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**Exams: **There will
be two in-class "midterm examinations" and an in-class final
examination. These will **not** be during the regular class times.

**Do not make plans to leave Hanover before the end of the final
exam week. The exams will not be given earlier to accommodate your travel
plans. **The exams are
scheduled as follows:

1 |
6-8 PM Monday January 31 in Kemeny 108 |

2 |
6-8 PM Monday February 21 in Kemeny 108 |

Final Exam |
11:30 AM -2:30 PM Saturday March 12, in Haldeman 028 |

**Both the Written Homework and the WeBWorK homework: **will be assigned after each lecture. It
will generally be due on Wednesday of the week following the week when it was
assigned. The Written homework and the due dates can be found here. The WeBWorK assignment can be found here

**Late homework
will not be accepted.** If
you feel there is a very legitimate reason for your homework to be late you
should discuss this with the Instructor **in advance**. **Unexcused and
missing papers count zero.**

**There will be
two homework projects:**
The first Homework project will be distributed on Wednesday January 19 and it
will be due on Wednesday January 26. The Second Homework Project will be
distributed on Wednesday January 9 and it will be due on Wednesday January 16.

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**Honors
Principle: **

· **On Exams: ****No help given or received.**** **

· **On Written Homework and WeBWorK Homework: **Collaboration** **on homework is allowed and encouraged but **no copying! **

· **On Homework projects: **the rules will be announced when the
projects are distributed.

· **In general: **when in doubt ask before doing**. **

**Disabilities**: Students with learning, physical, or psychiatric
disabilities enrolled in this course that may need disability-related classroom
accommodations are encouraged to make an office appointment to see your
instructor before the end of the second week of the term. All discussions will
remain confidential, although the Student
Accessibility Services office may be consulted to discuss appropriate implementation
of any accommodation requested. At such a
meeting please provide your instructor with a copy of a disability registration
form, which lists the accommodations recommended for the student by Student
Disability Services within the Academic Skills Center. The person you might
want to contact at the Academic Skills center is Ward Newmeyer, Interim
Director of Student Accessibility Services 301 Collis Center - (603) 646-9900.

**Student Religious Observances:**** **Some students may
wish to take part in religious observances that fall during this academic
term. Should you have a religious observance that conflicts with your
participation in the course, please come speak with your instructor before the
end of the second week of the term to
discuss appropriate accommodations.

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