Syllabus for M CC 161 – Section 05
M161,
Calculus for the Physical Sciences II, Fall 2002
Prerequisite:
M CC124, M CC 160
Textbook: Calculus,
Stewart, 4^{th} Edition
Calculator:
TI83 or better
Website: http://www.math.colostate.edu/~calc/M161
Contact Information:
Stefan Cruceanu, Office: Weber 13, Tel:
1-2594, e-mail: cruceanu@math.colostate.edu
Class Dates/Time/Location:
August 26^{th} – December 13^{th},
MTWF, 12:10 – 1:00 PM, E-104
Office Hours:
MTWF 1:00 – 2:00 PM, or by appointment.
Course
Content:
Exponentials and logarithms, integration techniques,
applications of integrals, parametric equations and polar coordinates,
sequences and series, complex numbers.
Grading
Procedures:
1-
Common exams (3 of them) |
100
+ 100 + 100 = 300 points |
2-
Final |
200
points |
3-
Homework |
80 points |
4-
Ecalc quizzes |
80 points |
3-
Technology Labs |
40 points |
TOTAL |
700
points |
The
grade scale will generally be: 700-595->A, 594-490->B, 489-410->C,
409-350->D below 350->F.
Examinations:
There will be three evening
exams (September 19, October 17 and November 21: 5:15-7:00pm). These dates are published in the Schedule of
Classes and you are expected to attend the exam. Calculators will not be
permitted for the first exam (September 19^{th}) but will be allowed on
the other two evening exams and on the final exam. The final exam for this
course will be given on Thursday, December 19, 1:30-3:30 pm. The rooms for the
exams will be assigned later. The exams
will test any or all of the material listed on the course schedule, including
the material introduced through the technology labs. The only excused absences from these exams are official
university approved absences. If you
have an unavoidable conflict with an evening exam or final, you must submit a
written explanation (email is preferred) of your conflict to the course
coordinator at least two weeks prior to the exam. Include your phone number and email address in your message. Each evening exam will count 100 points
towards your final grade. The final exam will be comprehensive and count 200
points towards your final grade.
Homework:
Write the solution of the
homework step-by-step fashion and box your answer. Otherwise your answer will
not get full credit.
Homework
will be assigned daily (except for a few exceptions).
Obs: The assignments will be returned
after 2 - 3 lectures. In general, three problems will be graded from each
assignment, based on 10 points per it.
Important
Note: There will be no late assignments accepted.
Technology
Labs:
The labs will be assigned as
indicated in the syllabus. The labs are
based on Matlab software package. The
labs and the write-ups of these labs will generally be due two days after the
lab days. The technology labs will
count 40 points toward your final grade.
Ecalc quizzes:
Students will have two weeks to take the first exam and nine days for each of the other exams. Each new quiz will be made available over the Internet starting each Saturday morning at 12:05 am and ending Monday at 11:55 pm. The Ecalc quizzes can be accessed from the M161 homepage.
Date |
Event |
8/26/2002 |
Classes
Begin |
8/29/2002 |
Limited
Drop Period Ends |
9/2/2002 |
Initial
and Limited Add Period Ends |
9/19/2002 |
Test
1 5:15-7:00 PM |
10/17/2002 |
Test
2 5:15-7:00 PM |
10/21/2002 |
Last
day for dropping courses |
11/21/2002 |
Test
3 5:15-7:00 PM |
11/23/2002 |
Thanksgiving
Break begins |
12/13/2002 |
Last
Day of Classes |
12/19/2002 |
Final
Exam, Thursday, 1:30 - 3:30 PM |
For
class schedule and for all other information visit http://www.math.colostate.edu/~calc/M161/
Course
Coordinators:
email: laforest@math.colostate.edu
email: thomas@math.colostate.edu
Updated: Saturday, August 31, 2002