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Calculus for the Physical Sciences I


Textbook Calculus: early transcendentals, 7th edition, James Stewart, Thomson Brooks/Cole (required)

WebAssign online assessment system http://webassign.net (optional, but strongly recommended)

Course objective: the study of differential and integral calculus for  functions of one variable. Topics include:
1) a review of continuity and differentiability, with emphasis on the intermediate value theorem and the mean value theorem;
2) theory and techniques of integration;
3) applications of the differential and integral calculus.

Course outline with detailed information about how the course will be marked, procedures for dealing with absences, university regulations.


Section 1 Dr Deirdre Haskell, HH316, ext 27244
Course meeting time: M 9:30-10:20, T 10:30-11:20, R 9:30-10:20 in JHE 264
Email haskell@math.mcmaster.ca
Office hours: M 10:30-11:30, T 11:30-12:30, R 10:30-11:30 or by appointment

Section 2 Dr Libor Barto, HH409, ext 27031
Course meeting time: MWR 16:30-17:20 in ITB AB102
Email lbarto@math.mcmaster.ca
Office hours: MWR 17:30-18:30 or by appointment

Section 3 Dr Martin Bays, HH407, ext 26079
Course meeting time: TWF 12:30-13:20 in ITB 137
Email mbays@math.mcmaster.ca
Office hours: T 16:00-17:30, W 13:30-15:00 or by appointment

Tutorials and teaching assistant: Chris Cappodocia cappadcm@math.mcmaster.ca
T01 M 10:30-11:20 in HSC 1A1
T02 F 13:30-14:20 in MDCL 1102
T03 T 14:30-15:20 in ITB 137

Math Help Centre in HH104 M-R 14:30-20:30, F 14:30-18:30. Drop-in for help from TAs, or work on problems with other students. The Math Help Centre opens in the week of September 19.


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