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MA 36200,
Fall 2017

Topics In Vector Calculus

Lectures: UNIV 101, MWF Section 021 (9:30 am - 10:20 am); Section 022 (10:30 am - 11:20 am)

Instructor: Xiangxiong Zhang 

Office: MATH 406

Email: zhan1966@purdue.edu

Office Hours: Wednesday 1:30-3:30pm, or by appointment




Week Dates Sections in Book/Notes Homework Due Dates
1 08/21 Book 1.1  HW#1 08/30
08/23             Book 1.2, 1.3
08/25              Book 1.4, 1.5 
2 08/28 Book 2.1, 2.2  HW#2 updated on 09/04 09/06
08/30 Book 2.2 
09/01 Book 2.3 
3 09/04 NO CLASS HW#3 09/13
09/06 Book 2.3, 2.5 
09/08 Book 2.4, 2.6 
4 09/11 Book 3.1, 3.2, 3.3  HW#4 09/20
09/13 Book 3.3 
09/15 Book 3.3, 3.5 
5 09/18 Notes 1.1 and Book 4.2  NO HW
Do the exam practice
posted on Blackboard

09/20 Notes 1.2 and Book 4.3, 4.4 
09/22 Review 
6 09/25 Midterm I  HW#5 updated on 09/29 10/04
09/27 Notes 1.3, 1.4
09/29 Midterm I solutions 
7 10/02 Notes 1.4, 1.5  HW#6 10/11
10/04 Notes 1.6, 2.1 
10/06 Notes 2.1 
8 10/9 NO CLASS HW#7 updated on 10/16 10/18
10/11 Notes 2.1, 2.2 
10/13 Notes 2.3, 2.4
9 10/16 Notes 2.4, 2.5  HW#8 10/25
10/18 Poincare Lemma  
10/20 Notes 3.1  
10 10/23 Notes 3.1, 3.2  HW#9 11/01
10/25 Notes 3.3, 3.4 
10/27 Notes 3.4   
11 10/30 Notes 3.4     NO HW
Do the exam practice
posted on Blackboard

11/01 Review 
11/03 Review 
12 11/06 Midterm II  HW#10 updated on Nov 13 11/15
11/08 Stokes Theorem 
11/10 Orientation in Stokes Theorem
Notes 4.1, 5.1; Book 8.1  
13 11/13 Midterm II Solution  HW#11 11/29
11/15 Physical Intuitions 
11/17 Proof of Green's Theorem 
14 11/20 Turkey Talk  NO HW
11/22 No classes; Thanksgiving
11/24
15 11/27 Proof of Gauss and Stokes Theorems NO HW
Do the exam practice
posted on Blackboard

11/29 HW10 Solutions
12/01 HW11 Solutions 
16 12/04 Review

12/06 Review
12/08 Review
17 12/10 Final exam time and location: 3:30pm on Dec 13th at EE 170
12/12
12/14