**MA
242-002 Calculus III**

Summer II, 2017
MTWHF
10:20am-12:30pm RD
461

http://www4.ncsu.edu/~tpang/MA242/MA242.html

**1. Instructor: ** **
Tao Pang ** **
Office: **
SAS Hall 4116

**Telephone:**
513-2110
**Email: **
tpang@ncsu.edu

** Office hours**: Tu.
4:00pm-5:00pm or by appointment

**2.
Prerequisites:** MA 241
with a grade of C- or better.

**3. Contents:** This is the third of three semesters in a calculus
sequence for science and engineering majors. Vectors, vector algebra, vector
functions, functions of several variables, partial derivatives, gradients,
directional derivatives, maxima and minima, multiple integration, line and
surface integrals, Green's Theorem, Divergence Theorem, Stokes' Theorem, and
numerous applications will be covered. The Maple software program will be used
to further illuminate these topics.

**4**. **Textbook: "Calculus
for Engineers and Scientists ", 1st Edition, by J. Franke, **

__J. Griggs, and L. Norris____. __ Available at WebAssign.

**5.
Grade Policy: **__+/-
grading systems will be used in this course__.

·
**WebAssign**** Homework: 10% (See below for details)**

·
**Maple
Homework: 10% (See below for details)**

·
**Tests:
80% (See below for details)**

**6.
WebAssign Homework Assignments**:

·
Students
are required to do WebAssign homework, and that work
is counted for ** 10%** of the
total grade. Students must register with WebAssign
and pay the fees for homework grading and the textbook.

**7.** **Maple Homework Assignments:**

·
There
are 6 scheduled Maple Homework assignments distributed throughout the summer
session, and this homework should count about 10% of the total grade. The
"Start" and "Due dates" are listed below on the day-by-day
schedule. The "start" dates
have been adjusted so that the Maple Homework materials correspond to the
lecture materials.

·
Maple
tutors are available each week in the Multi Media Center in 2103/2105 SAS
Hall. Please see the schedule for hours
of operation at the URL http://www.math.ncsu.edu/mmc/index.php .

·
It
is the responsibility of each student to (1) download the Maple Lessons from
the web, (2) study the Lessons, and (3) complete the Maple Homework assignments
on time.

·
** All materials related to the Maple
program** can be
found at the URL

·
__Students with no previous Maple
experience____:__ Such students in MA 242 need
to follow the instructions in the "** Introductory Materials**".
These instructions are posted on the calculus with Maple homepage listed
above.

·
** Extensions on Maple Homework**: Short extensions on Maple
homework can only be given for appropriate situations.

**8. Tests:** There are 5 scheduled tests
during the semester. The test dates ** cannot be changed**. All
tests will account for

·
There
will be four in-class tests of 2 hour and 10 minutes each to be given on July 3
(Mo), July 11 (Tu), July 18 (Tu)
and July 26 (We). The fifth in-class test is one hour long and will be given on
July 28 (Fr) in class.

·
The
highest four test scores of the five test scores will be accounted 20% each
toward the final grade, and the lowest score will be dropped. If you miss one
test, the score will be 0.

·
**No** make-up exam will be given.

·
**No** final exam.

**9. Attendance Policy**:

The attendance policy is consistent with the Academic Regulations which can be
found at

http://policies.ncsu.edu/regulation/reg-02-20-03

**10.
Disability Services for Students:**

Students with a disability must contact the NCSU Disability Services.

Additional information: http://dso.dasa.ncsu.edu/

**Syllabus with Day-to-day Schedule for MA 242-002 Calculus III
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