Marcelo Mendes Disconzi
Department of Mathematics, Vanderbilt University

email: marcelo.disconzi at vanderbilt.edu
office: Stevenson Center 1515
phone: (615) 322 7147   fax: (615) 343 0215
mail to: 1326 Stevenson Center, Vanderbilt University, Nashville TN 37240

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Marcelo Mendes Disconzi
MATH 2300 - Multivariable Calculus

General Information
For a description of the course, including the grading policy, consult the course syllabus. Students are responsible for reading the syllabus and being aware of all the course and university policies.

Textbook: Calculus, 8th edition, by Stewart.

Classes meet on MWF, 8:10am–9:00am, at Stevenson Center 1431 (4th floor of the Mathematics Building).

Besides office hours (see below), you can also make use the math department tutored study halls for further help.

Contact Information and Office Hours
Instructor's office: Stevenson Center 1515 (5th floor of the Mathematics Building).
Instructor's email: marcelo.disconzi@vanderbilt.edu.
Instructor's office hours: Wednesdays, 09:00–12:15pm, or by appointment.
Instructor's office phone: (615) 322-7147.

General Math Office: SC 1326, phone: 322-6672.

Exams

Description Date
Location and Time
Remarks
Test 1 Oct 12 In class Test 1 covers all material up to (including) section 14.7. There will be a review session on Friday, Oct 7, 5:15pm, at SC 1431. Here is a practice test. Here the solutions.
Test 2 Nov 18
In class Test 2 will cover from section 15.1 to (including) 16.4. There will be a review session on Monday, Nov 14, 5:10pm, at SC 1320. Here is a practice test. Here the solutions.
Final Exam Dec 13 3pm, SC 1431
The final exam is cumulative. Here is a practice final. Here the solutions.

Schedule
Below is an ongoing schedule for the course (for the academic calendar, click here). This will be updated regularly and, therefore, students should check this webpage frequently. The due date for each assignment will be posted as the course progresses. All sections and homework problems are from the textbook.

Date Sections covered Homework problems Remarks
W, Aug 24 12.1. Examples. 12.1: 3, 5, 10, 11, 13, 16, 20, 21, 27, 28, 29, 33. HW Due on M, Aug 29.
F, Aug 26 12.2. Examples.
12.2: 1, 3, 5, 11, 13, 21, 25, 26, 30.
HW Due on M, Sept 5.
M, Aug 29 12.3. Examples.
12.3: 1, 7, 12, 17, 23, 25, 27, 41, 43, 45, 53, 61, 62, 64, 65.
HW Due on M, Sept 5.
W, Aug 31 12.4. Examples.
12.4: 1, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15, 25, 27, 29, 35, 43, 48, 53.
HW Due on M, Sept 12.
F, Sept 2 12.5. Examples.
12.5: 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 13, 18, 19, 25, 29, 33, 35, 48, 57, 63, 64, 75.
HW Due on M, Sept 12.
M, Sept 5 12.6. Examples.
12.6: 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15, 23, 25, 26, 27, 28, 45
HW Due on M, Sept 12.
W, Sept 7 13.1. Examples. 13.1: 1, 6, 11, 13, 14, 17, 21–26, 27, 29, 45
HW Due on M, Sept 12.
F, Sept 9 13.2. Examples.
13.3. Examples.
13.2: 6, 13, 16, 19, 21, 23, 25, 33, 37, 53
13.3: 1, 3, 5, 13, 16, 19, 21, 42, 47, 49, 59
HW Due on M, Sept 19.
M, Sept 12 13.3.


W, Sept 14 13.4.
13.4: 5, 16, 19, 22, 25, 35, 37
HW Due on M, Sept 19.
F, Sept 16 14.1.
14.1: 13, 22, 23, 25, 29, 32, 43, 45, 67, 71
HW Due on M, Sept 26.
M, Sept 19 14.2. Examples.
14.2: 1, 7, 9, 11, 13–17, 25, 35, 37, 39, 40, 45
HW Due on M, Sept 26.
W, Sept 21 14.3. Examples.
14.3: 5, 6, 13–39 odd, 52, 45, 55, 61, 66, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 88.
HW Due on M, Sept 26.
F, Sept 23 14.4. Examples.
14.4: 1, 4, 11, 17, 21.
HW Due on M, Oct 3.
M, Sept 26 14.5. Examples.
14.5: 3, 7, 11, 17, 23, 27, 49, 55.
HW Due on M, Oct 3.
W, Sept 28 14.6. Examples.
14.6: 7, 9, 15, 16, 21, 23, 32, 37, 41, 45, 51, 70.
HW Due on M, Oct 10.
F, Sept 30 14.7. Examples.
14.7: 1, 9, 11, 13, 31, 33, 35, 39, 41, 43.
HW Due on M, Oct 10.
M, Oct 3 14.7.


W, Oct 5 15.1.
15.1: 9, 15, 16.
HW Due on M, Oct 17.
F, Oct 7 15.2. Examples.
15.2: 3, 5, 9, 11, 17, 19, 21, 23, 25, 27, 35.
HW Due on M, Oct 17.
M, Oct 10 15.3. Examples.
15.3: 1, 4, 5, 9, 17, 21, 23, 25, 28, 29.
HW Due on M, Oct 17.
W, Oct 12 Test 1. Solutions.

Oct 13–14 Fall Break

M, Oct 17 15.4, 15.6.
15.4: 3, 10. 15.6: 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, 17, 21, 30, 33, 39, 43, 48.
HW Due on M Oct 31.
W, Oct 19 15.7. Examples.
15.7: 1, 3, 7, 11, 15, 17–25 odd, 29.
HW Due on M Oct 31.
F, Oct 21 15.8. Examples.
15.8: 1, 3, 7, 11, 15, 19, 21–27 odd, 35, 37, 41. HW Due on M Oct 31.
M, Oct 24 15.9. Examples.
15.9: 3, 7, 11, 15.
HW Due on M Oct 31.
W, Oct 26 16.1.
16.1: 1, 3, 11, 13, 17, 21, 24, 29, 31.
HW Due on M Nov 7.
F, Oct 28 16.2.
16.2: 7, 9, 11, 19, 21, 39, 42, 52.
HW Due on M Nov 7.
M, Oct 31 16.3. Examples.
16.3: 3, 5, 7, 13, 15, 23, 29, 30, 35.
HW Due on M Nov 14.
W, Nov 2 16.3.


F, Nov 4 16.4. Examples.
16.4: 1, 3, 7, 11, 13, 17, 22.
HW Due on M Nov 14.
M, Nov 7 16.4.


W, Nov 9 16.5. Examples.
16.5: 1, 5, 12, 13, 17, 19, 25, 26, 29, 32, 33, 34, 38.
HW Due on M Nov 28.
F, Nov 11 16.5, 16.6.


M, Nov 14 16.6.
16.6: 1–6, 13–18, 19–25 odd, 33, 39, 45, 47, 62. HW Due on M Dec 5.
W, Nov 16 16.7.
16.7: 5, 7, 9, 15, 21, 23, 29, 32, 45.
HW Due on M Dec 5.
F, Nov 18 Test 2. Solutions.

Nov 19–27 Thanksgiving holidays.

M, Nov 28 16.7.


W, Nov 30 16.8.
16.8: 3, 5, 7, 13.
HW of section 16.8 will not be collected.
F, Dec 2 16.8, 16.9.
16.9: 3, 5 , 7, 10, 25, 27, 28, 29, 30. HW of section 16.9 will not be collected.
M, Dec 5 16.9. Review.


W, Dec 7 Review.


T, Dec 13 Final Exam


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