Prof. Vladimir Dobrushkin
Department of Mathematics
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Syllabus

Topics in Mathematics Fall 2007 MTH437

The following calendar gives a timetable for the course and suggested practice problems. Your class may be slightly behind or ahead at any given time. The syllabus is a based on the textbook "Vector Calculus" (5th Edition), by J. Marsden and A. Tromba, W.H.Freeman and Company., 2003, ISBN: 0 7167 4992-0 (hardcover).

Some of these problems may be done in class, others as homework. You should attempt them all. (Note: In the problem lists, a notation like 3-9 means that all the problems 3,4,5,6,7,8,9 are assigned.)

 Week  Events  Section  Problems
Sep 3   1.1
1.2
1, 4, 6, 9, 12, 14, 16, 18, 19
3, 5, 6, 10, 14, 18, 21, 23
Sep 10   1.3 4, 6, 7, 9, 10, 15c, 16c, 20
Sep 17   1.4
1.5
1, 8
1, 2a, 7, 17
Sep 24 Test 1 on Dec. 24 2.1 & 2.2 2.1: 1, 2a, 5, 9, 11, 14;  2.2: 5, 6bc, 10, 16a
Oct 1   2.3 & 2.4 2.3: 1, 2b, 5, 7c, 15;  2.4: 2, 7, 9, 16, 18
Oct 8 No classes Monday 2. 5 5b, 9, 10, 11
Oct 15 Test 2, Review 2.6 2a, 3a, 4a, 6a, 12, 15
Oct 22   3.1 & 3.2 3.1: 2, 3, 5, 9, 19;   3.2: 2, 5
Oct 29   3.3 1, 3, 8, 12, 23, 37
Nov 5 Test 3 3.4 2, 4, 12, 23
Nov 12 No classes Monday 4.1 1, 5, 7, 11, 20
Nov 19 No classes Friday 4.2 3, 5, 7
Nov 26   4.3 & 4.4 4.3: 5, 6, 11; 4.4: 3, 9, 14, 21
Dec 3 Test 4   Review
Dec 10 Classes end on M   Final Exam on December 17, at 8:00 am