Math 18: Intermediate Calculus
A portion of Dini's surface, an embedded surface of constant negative curvature. It is a spiralling variation of pseudosphere.
Section 1: MWF 12:00pm - 12:50pm in BH158
Section 2: MWF 2:00pm - 2:50pm in BH158
Section A: Tues 5:00pm - 5:50pm in BH158
Section B: Thurs 5:00pm - 5:50pm in BH158
Multivariable Calculus by J. Stewart, 5th edition, chapters 13-17. (Same as Multivariable Calculus - Early Transcendentals chapters 12-16.)
||David Dumas ()
Office hours Mondays 3-4pm, Thursdays 2-3pm in Kassar 114.
||Charis Tsikkou ()
Office hours Wednesdays 3-5pm in Kassar 013
||Homework will be assigned in most lectures and collected weekly in class.
||Late homework will NOT be accepted. There are no exceptions to this policy.
||You can discuss the homework with other students, but you must write (and understand!) your own solutions.
| ||The homework problems depend on material from both the
assigned reading and the lectures. Do not leave the problem sets or
reading to the last minute!
||A calculator is not required in Math 18, and calculators are not permitted at the exams.
||While you may use a calculator on the homework, do so with care, and never as a substitute for understanding.
There are two one-hour midterm exams and a final exam. (Note that Exam 1 was moved in the second week because of a conflict with Chem 35.)
||Tues, Feb 27, 7-8pm
||Wed, Apr 11, 7-8pm
||Wed, May 16, 2-5pm
Your course grade is determined on the following basis:
When computing your homework grade, the lowest homework score will be dropped.
These documents are available for download in PDF format.
Homework and Reading
See the complete list of old homework and reading assignments
We covered chapters 13-17 in the textbook (Multivariable Calculus
by J. Stewart, 5th edition). The midterm exams covered chapters 13-16 as follows:
- Exam 1 covered 13.1 - 15.4
- Exam 2 covered 15.5 - 16.9
Chapter 17 (vector fields) has been our focus since the second exam. The cumulative final exam covers all of the material from the course.
The final homework assignment was due on the last day of lecture:
- Homework 13: Due Monday, May 7
- Section 17.6 exercises: 31, 36
- Section 17.7 exercises: 5, 7, 11, 19, 21, 23
- Section 17.8 exercises: 5, 9, 18,19
- Section 17.9 exercises: 9, 13, 20
These online tools (java applets, etc.) for interactive visualization
complement the material from the textbook and lectures.
The following resources are available for help with Math 18:
You should attend one of the weekly recitation sections run by the teaching assistant. The recitation is an ideal place to ask questions about the lectures and homework assignments.
You are encouraged to talk to other Math 18 students about the lectures, reading, and homework assignments. (However, even if you discuss the homework with others, you must write the solutions yourself and they should represent your understanding of the material.)
Instructor and teaching assistant office hours are listed above. You can come during those times to discuss anything about the course, or make an appointment for a different time. E-mail is the best way to contact course personnel.
Math Resource Center. The MRC offers walk-in help for calculus students in 105 Kassar, Monday through Thursday, 8-10pm. The MRC staff
consists of graduate students in math and applied math, and some
The full schedule (including holidays, etc.) and other information can be found on the
Math Resource Center Home
Additional group tutoring/help is available on
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 7-9pm, in 129 Metcalf.