Math H162   Winter 2005   Robert Brown

Call number 12301-6

 

Teacher:  Robert Brown

Office MW710    292-8888     brown.71@osu.edu

Class times:  Daily 1:30-2:18, in Baker Systems Engineering 260

Office Hours: Daily 12:30-1:20 and by appt, except for some days (announced later)

Website: http://www.math.ohio-state.edu/~rbbrown/mathH162wi05

 

Text: "Calculus with Analytic Geometry" 2nd ed, G. F. Simmons, McGraw Hill, 1996.

 

Rough guide to daily topics.  (There will be more theory in H162 than in H161.)

 

Week 1: Jan 3 - 4: Infinite sequences and infinite series (with some epsilons and  n's), Jan 5 - 6: Convergent and divergent series, Jan 7: Series of nonnegative terms

Week 2: Jan 10- 12:  Convergence tests, Jan 13: Alternating series, Jan 14: Absolutely convergent series

Week 3: Jan 17: Holiday, Jan 18 - 19: Interval of convergence, Jan 20-21: Taylor series and Taylor's formula with remainder

Week 4: Jan 24: Computations using series, Jan 25:  Series solutions to differential equations, Jan 26: Series of complex numbers, Jan 27: Review, Jan 28: Midterm 1

Week 5: Jan 31 Feb 2: Polar coordinates, Feb 3 - 4: Parametric equations of curves

Week 6:  Feb 7:  Vectors in two dimensions, Feb 8 - 9: Velocity and acceleration using vectors, Feb 10: Vectors in three dimensions, Feb 11: Dot product and cross product

Week 7: Feb 14: Lines and planes, Feb 15 16: Geometry using vectors, Feb 17 18: Space curves

Week 8: Feb 21 - 23: Velocity and acceleration, arc length, Feb 24: Review, Feb 25: Midterm 2

Week 9: Feb 28 2, Sketching three-dimensional shapes, Mar 3 - 4: More geometry using vectors

Week 10: Mar 7 - 9: Catch up, Mar 10 - 11: Review

 

Important dates:

 

Monday, Jan 17: holiday

Midterm 1: Fri, Jan 28

Midterm 2: Fri, Feb 25

FINAL EXAM:  Mon, Mar14, 1:30 3:18 in our classroom

 

On Tues Jan 4, we will discuss whether to have 3 midterms, which would be on Fridays: Jan 21, Feb 11, and Mar 4.

 

Homework:  Due Fri Jan 7 and every Wednesday thereafter. You are encouraged to talk to each other about the homework, but under no circumstances may you copy from another person's paper.

 

Grading:  Your homework will be worth 100 points (10 points each). 

The two midterms 100 points each, and the final exam 200 points.  Total: 500 points.