MTH243 Multivariable Calculus

  University of Rhode Island
  Fall 2007
Find the volume of cool and unusual geometric shapes.
Fluid flow velocity is a vector field. Vortices are localized regions of high curl.

Instructors and sections: MWF 9:00am--9:50am       TuTh 9:30am--10:45amMWF 8:00am--8:50amTuTh 11:00am--12:15am
         0001       Morrill 215       Dr. Merino
         0002 Bliss Hall 205 Dr. Thoma
         0003 Indep Hall 206 Dr. Merino
         0004 Washburn 308   Dr. Thoma

Syllabus and Schedule Exams On the Course, and evaluation
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Evening Exams and the Final

    Exam 1 will be given on Thursday October 11, 6.00 -- 7.30pm in CHAF 271
            The exam will cover material of Sections 12.1 -- 14.2.

    Exam 2 will be given on Thursday November 15, 6.00 -- 7.30pm in CHAF 271
            The exam will cover material of Sections 14.3 -- 16.4.

    Final Exam will be given in a common slot for all sections
            on Tuesday December 18, 11:30am -- 2:30 pm in BISC AUD as scheduled by the registrar.
            The final exam is a comprehensive exam.
            Registrar's final exam schedule web-page.

Description:   MTH 243 is a third calculus course, with the focus on functions of 2,3, and more variables and the extensions of the ideas of elementary calculus to higher dimensions.

Printable schedule:   postscript     pdf
Text: Hughes-Hallet, et. al., Calculus (Fourth Edition), Wiley, chapters 12-18.
Prerequisites: MTH 142  or equivalent
Calculators: A graphing calculator is required.

Grading   Your grade will be based upon the total of 510 points as follows:

The comprehensive final exam is worth 150 points. The final exam will be scheduled in a common slot during the final exam period for all sections. Your instructor will discuss in class the specifics.

Students with disabilities:     Students who require accommodations should contact Disability Services for Students: Office of Student Life, 330 Memorial Union, 874-2098. They will determine with you what accommodations are necessary and appropriate. All information and documentation is confidential. Students who require accommodations and who have documentation from Disability Services for Students should make arrangements with their instructor as soon as possible.

The Academic Enhancement Center:   The work in this course can be difficult.  In addition to your instructor's office hours, you can seek help at the Academic Enhancement Center (AEC) in Roosevelt Hall.  AEC tutors can answer questions, clarify concepts, check your understanding, and help you to study. You can make an appointment or walk in. For a complete schedule go to here,, call (401) 874-2367, or stop by the fourth floor in Roosevelt Hall.

Our Maple helpers are available at the Mathematics Department CyberLab, Tyler Hall, Room 101. The schedule is posted here.