Prerequisite: Calculus I, or equivalent.
Textbook: James Stewart, Calculus: Early Transcendentals, 8th edition
The following topics and corresponding sections of the course textbook (Calculus, Early Transcendentals, by Stewart) are likely to be covered by the instructor. The exact topics covered will be chosen by the instructor, and will vary somewhat from section to section.
- Vectors and the Geometry of Space (Chapter 12)
(including Conic sections, 10.5)
- Vector Functions (Chapter 13)
(arc length and curvature, 13.2, is an optional topic)
- Partial Derivatives (Chapter 14)
Note: problems will not be assigned from these chapters that require use of the techniques of integration taught in Calculus II.
A sample syllabus is available.
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