# Engineering Mathematics I

## Monday, Wednesday, Friday 11:30-12:20HELD 113

http://www.math.tamu.edu/~map/courses/151-fa08/

## Recitation Schedule, Y. Li

Section Tuesday Thursday
816 2:20-3:10, BLOC 130 2:20-3:10, BLOC 125
817 3:55-4:45, BLOC 130 3:55-4:45, CE 223
818 5:30-6:20, BLOC 125 5:30-6:20, CE 136

## Math 151 Main Web Page

### Course Description:

 This is a first semseter course in calculus. Topics include functions of one variable, vectors and curves in the plane, limits, derivatives, related rates, optimization problems, antiderivatives, definite and indefinite integrals, and the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus. A complete schedule of topics is available here.

### Course Information:

 Instructor: Dr. Matthew Papanikolas Office Hours: Mon. 3:00-5:00, Fri. 2:00-3:00; also by appointment. Office: 321 Milner Office Phone: 845-1615 E-mail: map@math.tamu.edu Textbook: The required textbook is Calclus, Early Vectors, by James Stewart, Thomson Brooks/Cole, 1999, ISBN 0-534-49348-3. The computer lab will also use Matlab; An Introduction, 3rd. ed., Wiley. Course Syllabus: The course covers most of chapters 1-6. For a complete schedule of topics, click here. Exams: There will be 3 common Exams (in the evenings) and a Final Exam. See schedule below. Homework: On-line homework will be assigned weekly through CengageNOW. Additional suggested homework problems are also available here. Quizzes: There will be a quiz during recitation sections approximately every week. Matlab: There will be weekly Matlab assignments given during recitation sections. For a schedule, click here. Calculators: Use of calculators on homework is perfectly acceptable. However, calculators will not be permitted on quizzes and exams. Prerequisite: Math 150 (pre-calculus) or equivalent. Course Webpage: http://www.math.tamu.edu/~map/courses/151-fa08/ Department Webpage: The department's page on Math 151 is available here.

### Exam Schedule:

 There will be 3 evening exams during the semester that are common among Math 151 sections, as well as a cumulative final exam. The dates and times are listed below.

Exam 1

Exam 2

Exam 3

Final Exam

Date/Time

Sept. 25 (Th)
7:30-9:30 PM

Oct. 23 (Th)
7:30-9:30 PM

Nov. 25 (Tu)
7:30-9:30 PM

Dec. 10 (Wed)
10:30 AM-12:30 PM

Location

TBA

TBA

TBA

HELD 113

 Your final grade will be determined by your performance on exams, quizzes, computer assignments, and on-line homework. The contributions of the graded parts of the course are weighted as follows:

Component

Percentage

On-line Homework

5%

Quizzes

10%

Matlab Assignments

10%

Exam 1

15%

Exam 2

15%

Exam 3

20%

Final Exam

25%

 The following grade distribution will be used in determining final course grades:

Percentage of Total Points

A

90.0%-100.0%

B

80.0%-89.9%

C

70.0%-79.9%

D

60.0%-69.9%

F

0.0%-59.9%

### Course Policies:

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