Math 17 Syllabus

Math 17 Syllabus

Fall 1998

The following is a tentative syllabus for the course. This page will be updated irregularly. On the other hand, the weekly syllabus and assignment sheet will always be accurate.

Tentative Syllabus for Math 17

(last modified 17 November 1998)

Date of Lecture Sections in Text Brief Description
9/25 11.1,11.2 Three Dimensional Coordinates; Vectors
9/28 11.3 The Dot Product
9/30 11.4 The Cross Product
10/2 11.5 Equations of Lines and Planes
10/5 11.7, 11.8 Vector Functions and Space Curves; Arc Length and Curvature (up to normal and binormal vectors)
10/7 11.8, 11.9 Arc Length (cont.); Motions in Space (up to Kepler's Laws)
10/9 12.1, 12.2 Functions of Several Variables; Limits and Continuity
10/12 12.3 Partial Derivatives
10/14 12.4 Tangent Planes and Differentials
10/16 12.5 The Chain Rule
10/19 12.6 Directional Derivatives and the Gradient Vector
10/21 12.7 Maximum and Minimum Values
10/23 13.1 Double Integrals over Rectangles
10/25   Review for First Hour Exam
10/26 13.2 Iterated Integrals
10/26   First Hour Exam
10/27 (x-hour) 13.3 Double Integrals over General Regions
10/28 13.4 Double Integrals in Polar Coordinates
11/2 13.7 Triple Integrals
11/4 11.10, 13.8 Cylindrical and Spherical Coordinates; Triple Integrals in Cylindrical and Spherical Coordinates
11/6 14.1 Vector Fields
11/9 14.2 Line Integrals
11/11 14.2, 14.3 Line Integrals; The Fundamental Theorem for Line Integrals
11/13 14.3 The Fundamental Theorem for Line Integrals
11/16 14.4 Green's Theorem
11/16   Review for Second Hour Exam
11/17   Second Hour Exam
11/18 14.5 Curl and Divergence
11/20 14.6 Parametric Surfaces and their Areas
11/23 14.7 Surface Integrals
11/25   No class - Thanksgiving Break
11/30 14.9 The Divergence Theorem
12/2   Questions, Odds and Ends, etc.