Lars Ruthotto

MATH 211 - Multivariable Calculus

Instructor:
Prof. Lars Ruthotto
Description:
Vectors and 3-space; dot and cross product of vectors; differentiating and integrating functions of several variables; optimization; vector fields; line integrals; Fundamental theorem of line integrals; Green's theorem; divergence and curl of vector fields.
Prerequisites:
The prerequisite for this course is a standard year-long single variable calculus sequence, e.g. Math 111 and Math 112. Students need a strong foundation in these courses to succeed.
Times:
Lectures: TueTh 4:00 PM - 5:15 PM, Math & Science Center, Room W201
First day of classes: August 25, 2016
Last day of classes: December 6, 2016
Recess: October 11 (Fall break) and November 24 (Thanksgiving)
Literature:
Required reading is:
MultiVariable Calculus by J. Steward, Brooks/Cole, Cengage Learning, 2012. ISBN: 978-0-538-49787-9.
Syllabus:
The syllabus can be found here.
Material:
Additional course material will be made available using Canvas.