Current Courses and Seminars

Fall 2018 (under construction)

Office hours: 10:30-11:30 am MWF and by appointment, room 345JB

1.   Math 511, Linear Algebra; 8:30-9:20am MWF, 372 JB

Text: Linear Algebra with Applications, by Steven J. Leon, Ninth Edition.

The class meetings to be spent on each topic are approximate.

 

Chapters; Sec #

Topic

Class meetings

 

1; 1.1-1.6

Matrices, Systems of Equations

9

 

2; 2.1-2.3

Determinants

3

 

3; 3.1-3.6

Vector spaces

4

 

4; 4.1-4.3

Linear Transformations

7

 

5; 5.1-6.1

Orthogonality, Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors

7

 

6; 6.2-6.3

Systems of Linear DE; Diagonalization

7

 

 

There will be three quizzes (50 pts. each) and two tests during the semester (100 pts. each). Final exam (notice different time!) is scheduled for 7:00 - 8:50 AM on Wednesday, December 12, 2018.

2.   Math 547, Advanced Calculus I; 9:30-10:20am MWF, 372 JB

Text: The Elements of Real Analysis, by Robert G. Bartle, Second Edition.

The number of classroom hours to be spent on each topic is approximate.

 

Sections

Topic

Class meetings

1-3

Review: set theory, functions

5

4-7

The real numbers

6

8-9

Vector spaces, Cartesian spaces

4

10-12

Nested cells, topology, compactness

3

14-16

Convergence of sequences

3

17-18

Sequences of functions

6

20-22

Continuous functions

6

23-24

Uniform continuity; Sequences of continuous functions

6

 

There will be three tests during the semester (100 pts. each). Final exam (notice different time!) is scheduled for 9:00 - 10:50 AM on Monday, December 10, 2018.


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