MATH 405: ADVANCED CALCULUS FOR ENGINEERS AND SCIENTISTS I,
Fall 2011, section 1 and 2

Instructor: Wen Shen, associate professor at Department of Mathematics.
Email: shen_w AT math DOT psu DOT edu
Office: 223A McAllister

Lectures: Section 1: MWF 1:25-2:15pm, 111 Chambers Bldg, Section 2: MWF 12:20-1:10pm, 216 Thomas

Office hours: Monday 9:30 am -- 10:30am, Thursday 10:50 am -- 11:50 am, + appointments.

Main Textbook: Erwin Kreyszig, Advanced Engineering mathematics, (10th edition, J. Wiley and sons, inc.), or the custom version.

Syllabus:

Prerequisite: Math 231, and Math 250 or 251.

Home work: Normally homework is assigned each week, and is due on Mondays the week after in class. Late homework will not be accepted. The homeworks will be graded selectively, but you must complete all the problems. The lowest two homework grades will be dropped.

Exams: There will be two mid-term exams, both in class. A comprehensive final examination will be given during the final examination period. All University Policyies regarding exams apply here.

Course Grades: (30% homework)+(20% midterm exam I)+(20% midterm exam II)+(30% final exam). There will be no extra credit work.

Academic Integrity Policy: All Penn State Policies regarding ethics and honorable behavior apply to this course.

List of Homework sets :


Matlab simulations can be found here.


Week-by-week progress:

Week Chapters
Aug. 22, 24, 26 9.1-9.5, 9.7, 9.8, 9.9
Aug. 29, 31, Sept. 2 10.1, 10.2, 10.3, 10.4
Sept. 7, 9 10.4, 10.5, 10.6
Sept. 12, 14, 16 10.6, 10.7, 10.9
Sept. 19, 21, 23 5.1, Exam I (F)
Sept. 26, 28, 30 5.1, 5.3
Oct. 3, 5, 7 Ch 7 (review), 8.1, 8.2
Oct. 10, 12, 14 8.3, 8.4, 11.1
Oct. 17, 19, 21 11.1, 11.2
Oct. 24, 26, 28 11.3 , Exam II (F)
Oct. 31, Nov. 2, 4 11.3, 11.4, 11.5
Nov. 7, 9, 11 11.5, 11.6
Nov. 14, 16, 18 12.1, 12.6
Nov. 21 -25 no class, Thanksgiving holiday
Nov. 28, 30, Dec. 2 12.3, 12.4
Dec. 5, 7, 9 12.4, hw problems, final review