MATH 240 - Calculus III, Spring 2010

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UMass Boston, Spring 2010
Math 240: Calculus III

  Course Info Last modified:
February 15, 2010
This course is an introduction to the calculus of functions of several variables. It begins with the study of the basic objects of multidimensional geometry: vectors and vector operations, various coordinate systems, and the elementary differential geometry of vector functions and space curves. After that we will extend the tools of differential and integral calculus to multidimensional problems. The last part is dedicated to line and surface integrals. The course concludes with various extensions of the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus to multidimensional integrals, and applications to vector fields.

Catalin Zara
Office: Science 3-091   Phone: (617) 287-6463

Multivariable Calculus, 6th Edition, by James Stewart, published by Brooks/Cole, 2008.
Recommended: Student Solutions Manual.

Class Meetings:
MWF 11:00AM - 11:50AM, in M-02-0206
W    10:00AM - 10:50AM, in M-02-0206

Office Hours:
M 10:00AM - 10:50AM, in M-02-0206
W 12:00PM - 12:50PM, in S-03-091
F 10:00AM - 10:50AM, in S-03-091


Current Assignments:

Important Dates:
Mon, Jan 25: Classes begin
Mon, Feb 1: End of Add/Drop period
Mon, Feb 15: No class (Presidents' Day)
Mon, Feb 22: Exam #1
Mon, Mar 14 - Fri, Mar 18: No classes (Spring break)
Mon, Mar 29: Exam #2
Mon, Apr 19: No class (Patriots' Day)
Mon, Apr 26: Exam #3
Wed, May 12: Classes end
Mon, May 17: Final exam

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Copyright 2010, Catalin Zara. Cite/attribute Resource. Zara, C. (2010, September 03). MATH 240 - Calculus III. Retrieved July 31, 2014, from University of Massachusetts Boston Web site: This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 Unported License Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 Unported License