Fall 2019 |
Multivariable Calculus Math 18.02, Concourse - MIT Fall 2019 |
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The text for the course is Table of Contents: • Ch. 12 - Vectors, Curves, and Surfaces in Space • Ch. 13 - Partial Differentiation • Ch. 14 - Multiple Integrals • Ch. 15 - Vector Calculus |
Announcements: Problem Set #11 (due Fri, Dec 6) FYI - The Final Exam is scheduled for Tuesday, December 17, from 9:00am to noon in 16-160. Practice Exam A (from mainstream 18.02) Solutions Practice Exam B (from mainstream 18.02) Solutions Exam #3 will take place on Tuesday, Nov 19 from 12:00pm to 1:30pm in 16-160. A Practice Exam and Solutions will be posted. Possible topics include: Integration over two- and three-dimensional regions; double and triple integrals in Cartesian, cylindrical, and spherical coordinates; Fubini Theorem and interchanging order of integration; applications of integration – areas, volumes, mass, averaging, weighted averages, centroids and center of mass, moment of inertia, general change of variables for double and triple integrals, Jacobian determinants; Integration of functions over curves and surfaces (line and surface integrals) with applications to mass, averaging, centroids, flux, etc.; flux integrals in 2- and 3-dimensions; conservative vector fields and potential functions; Fundamental Theorem of Line Integrals, Green’s Theorem.
Problem Set #10 (due Wed, Nov 27 - but I'll be very understanding due to the Thanksgiving holiday) Problem Set #9 (due Wed, Nov 20) Exam #2 took place on Monday, Oct 28 during class. Topics included: Partial derivatives, linear approximation, differentials, gradient vector, normal vectors to curves and surfaces, directional derivative, the Chain Rule, implicit differentiation, stationary points, second derivative test, optimization, Method of Lagrange Multipliers. Double integrals in Cartesian and polar coordinates and applications; Fubini Theorem and interchanging order of integration. Problem Set #8 (due Wed, Nov 13) Problem Set #7 (due Tues, Oct 29) Problem Set #6 (due Thurs, Oct 17) Exam #1 - Mon, Sept 30 - Vectors and vector algebra, dot product, cross product, applications to working with lines and planes, areas, volumes, angles, etc.; parameterized curves, velocity vectors, speed, arclength, unit tangent and normal vectors; partial derivatives, linear approximation, differentials, and directional derivative. You should also be familiar with methods for solving systems of linear equations (such as when finding the intersection of lines or planes) and related matrix ideas. Syllabus for Concourse Math 18.02 Printable syllabus (PDF) Topics and Assignments are posted in the Course Calendar. Lecture times: Mon, Wed 3:00pm-4:30pm in 16-160 Recitation times: Tues, Thurs 12:00-1:00pm in 16-160 Office hours: Tues, Thurs 2:00-3:00pm and at other times to be determined Mathlet (Java applet) for Curves and Surfaces (may be helpful for P-sets) Text: Multivariable Calculus, 6th Edition by Edwards & Penney (ISBN 0130339679 for softcover edition). Supplementary Notes: 18.02 Notes authored by Prof. Arthur Mattuck of the MIT Mathematics Department. Mega-List of Math 18.02 techniques Math 18.02 Useful Facts
Text: Multivariable Calculus, 6th Edition by Edwards & Penney (ISBN 0130339679 for softcover edition). Singular Sensations - Steve Strogatz in the New York Times Supplementary Notes: 18.02 Notes authored by Prof. Arthur Mattuck of the MIT Mathematics Department. Homework: Homework will be posted on the course website and will be due approximately weekly. Typical assignments will include some exercises that are to be turned in as well as additional practice problems. Homework may be submitted in class or at my office, but it should be completed by the posted due date. Additional time will only be given if requested before the due date and if appropriate for the circumstances. You should not consult any solutions manual in preparing your assignments. You are encouraged to work with your fellow students on the homework, but your written solutions must be your own. Solutions will be made available (as PDF files) on the course website shortly after they are due. Topics and Assignments are posted in the Course Calendar. Mathlet (Java applet) for Curves and Surfaces (may be helpful for P-sets) If ever the MIT mail servers are not accessible from the outside world and you need to get in touch, you can also contact me at either robert@math.rwinters.com or Robert@rwinters.com. Here's something: http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/primer/java/scienceopticsu/powersof10/index.html Download your free Adobe Acrobat Reader for reading and printing PDF documents. Please send comments to Robert Winters. |