Course Content: Math 2401 is an introduction to multivariable calculus. Topics covered include: Linear approximation and Taylor's theorems, Lagrange multiples and constrained optimization, multiple integration and vector analysis including the theorems of Green, Gauss and Stokes. A prerequisite for the course is Math 1502.
A syllabus for the course is available the first day, and then here.
Textbook:Calculus, One and Several Variables, 10th edition by Salas, Hille, and Etgen. Published by John Wiley and Sons, Inc., 2007.
Attendance: Attendance is required for all lectures. The student who misses a class meeting is responsible for any assignments and/or announcements made. Office hours will not be utilized to re-teach material presented in class.
There will be no opportunities for make-up tests after the fact. In the event of an absence due to travel representing Georgia Tech, such as an intercollegiate sports competition, you must notify the professor at least two weeks in advance to arrange an early test or other alternative. Otherwise, such absences will be treated as personal.
Homework: This course will have daily homework assignments which should be done before the next class. Homework will not be collected, but will help with the quizzes and exams.
Quizzes: There will be weekly quizzes through out the semester.
Exams: This course will have four mid-term exams, and a comprehensive final exam.
Calculators: No restrictions will be placed on the use of calculators that do elementary mathematics on the tests. Calculators that can do calculus symbolically shall not be brought to tests. No credit will be given on tests for a correct answer without the intermediate steps.
Learning Disabilities: It is the right of any student with a certified learning disability to request necessary accommodation. Such requests must be made well in advance of the time that the accommodation is required and a letter of documentation from the ADAPTS office must be presented at the time of any request.
Academic Honesty: It is expected that all students are aware of their individual responsibilities under the Georgia Tech Academic Honor Code, which will be strictly adhered to in this class.
Additional Resources: In addition to the textbook, lectures, and office hours there are other resources available that might be of use for you during the course. The following links might also be of use:
Math Lab. The Math Lab is a free tutorial service run by the School of Mathematics.
Office of Success Programs. The Office of Success Programs provides many usefful links for academic support and resources, including tutoring services.