MATH2010D - Advanced Calculus I - 2014/15

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  • Tentative course schedule [Download file]
  • There is no totorial for the first week.
  • Homework is due in the box on the second floor of LSB on THURSDAY at midnight
  • There is a mistake about the rotation matrix in today's (1.27) tutorial,it would be fixed in the tutorial notes so please notice the update.Sorry for the inconvenience.
  • Test 1 is scheduled on Feb 12 at lecture time, covering material from Lecture Note 1-3.
  • NO lecture on Feb 17, 19, 24; NO tutorial session during Feb 15-28; HW 5 is due on Feb 26. Happy Holiday!
  • The notation in the "remark on mixed partial derivative" may different from the usual one we use,like:the "f_yx" stands for first 'x' then 'y'
  • Test 2 is scheduled on April 2 at lecture time, covering material from Lecture Note 3-5.
  • NO tutorial session on April 2, 7; HW 10 is due on April 16.
  • The FINAL is scheduled on April 28, 18:30-20:30 at Sir Run Run Shaw Hall (Auditorium).

General Information


  • Zhongtao WU
    • Office: LSB 235
    • Tel: 3943 8578
    • Email:

Teaching Assistant

  • Chi Yeung, LAM
    • Office: LSB 222B
    • Email:
  • Shun Wai, CHUNG
    • Office: LSB 232
    • Email:
    • Office Hours: Friday ( whole day )
  • Yongzhe, DENG
    • Office: LSB 222C
    • Email:

Time and Venue

  • Lecture: Tu 10:30AM - 12:15PM, Lady Shaw Bldg LT2; Th 1:30PM - 2:15PM, Y.C. Liang Hall 104
  • Tutorial: Tu 12:30PM - 1:15PM, Lady Shaw Bldg LT2; Tu 6:30PM - 7:15PM, Lady Shaw Bldg LT5; Th 2:30PM - 3:15PM, Y.C. Liang Hall 104

Course Description

Functions of several variables, partial differentiation, differential and its geometric meaning, chain rule, maxima and minima, Lagrange multiplier, mean value theorem, Taylor series, and implicit function theorem


  • Thomas' Calculus (12th Edition), by Thomas, Weir, and Hass, of Pearson


  • Differential Multivariable Calculus, by Thomas Au, of McGraw Hill (ISBN 9781259074219)

Lecture Notes

Tutorial Notes


Quizzes and Exams


Assessment Scheme

Homework 10%
Test 1 20%
Test 2 20%
Final Exam 50%

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Last updated: April 25, 2015 12:22:27