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Course Description

A standard third semester Calculus course covering functions of several variables, vectors, surfaces, vector-valued functions, partial derivatives, multiple and line integrals, Green's Theorem, Stokes' Theorem, and the Divergence Theorem. PREREQUISITE: Mathematics 1B with a grade of 'C' or better.

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify, describe, and illustrate lines, planes, solids, cylinders, and quadric surfaces using three-dimensional coordinate systems.
  • Formulate, analyze, and solve problems containing vectors and use parametric equations and vector functions to describe space curves.
  • Apply differentiation and integration of vector functions to real world problems including arc length, curvature, velocity, and acceleration.
  • Apply the concepts of domain, range, evaluation, limits, and continuity to functions of more than one variable.
  • Formulate, analyze, and solve problems using partial derivatives including directional derivatives, gradient, and optimizations.
  • Calculate double and triple integrals utilizing various three-dimensional coordinate systems and Jacobian transformations.
  • Apply integration of mutilvariable functions to real-world problems including mass, moments, center of mass, surface area, and volume.
  • Identify and sketch vector fields; find and sketch gradient fields.
  • Calculate line integrals and apply the Fundamental Theorem of Line Integrals and Green's Theorem.
  • Identify parametric surfaces; calculate surface integrals, and apply Stokes' Theorem and the Divergence Theorem.

Last modified: November 25, 2014
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