Math 311 Syllabus
### M ATH
311 - VECTOR ANALYSIS

Fall 2005

**Instructor:**
__Cristina Pereyra__

**E-mail:**
crisp @ math . unm . edu

**Office:** Humanities 459, 277-4147

**Schedule:** MWF 11-11:50am at MH 207

**Office Hours:** TBA, or by appointment

** Course content:** Vector algebra, lines, planes; vector valued functions,
curves, tangent lines, arc length, line integrals; directional derivative and gradient;
divergence, curl, Gauss' and Stokes' theorems, geometric interpretations.
See ** syllabus** for details.

**Prerequisites:** Grade of C (not C-) or better in 264, or permission of department chairperson.

**Required Textbooks:**

* Introduction to Vector Analysis*
by H. F. Davies and A. D. Snider, 7th Edition, Hawkes Publishing, ISBN: 0-697-16099-8.

We will cover most of the book as outlined in the ** syllabus**.

* Schaum's Outlines - Vector Analysis * McGraw-Hill, ISBN 0-07-060228-X.

This is a good source of solved problems and examples.

**Recommended Textbook:**

* Div, Grad, Curl and all that: an informal text on vector calculus*
by H. M. Schey, 4th Edition, W. W. Norton & Co., N.Y. (2005).

** Exams:** There will be two midterms and a cumulative final exam.

Make-up exams can be arranged for exams missed with a VALID excuse (illness, family emergency, active participation in
scholarly or athletic activities), and ONLY if prior notice is given.

**Homework:** Homework problems assigned on each class period are due the next
class period. The two lowest homework grades will be dropped.
Please no late homework!

** Grades:** The final grade will be determined by
homework (25%),
two midterms( 50%) and a final exam (25%).

**
Americans with Disabilities Act:**
Qualified students with disabilities needing appropriate academic
adjustments should contact me as soon as possible to ensure your needs are
met in a timely manner. Handouts are available in alternative accessible
formats upon request.

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Last updated: 10 August 2005