MATH1510J - Calculus for Engineers - 2019/20

Course Year: 


  • (Jan 9) See here for the website of MATH1510 for last semester.
  • (Jan 20) Link to Webwork:
  • (Jan 30) Deadline for homework 1 will be temporarily postponed to 6pm, Feb 18. Webwork 1 will be due at 6pm, Feb 3.
  • (Feb 10) Classes will be conducted using Zoom starting next week. See Zoom for Students for more information.
  • (Feb 10) Quiz 1 on Feb 13 has been cancelled and the assessment scheme has been adjusted. Please check your email for further arrangements.
  • (Feb 14) Please check email for important announcements about zoom and homework submission.
  • (Feb 22) Homework 2 and Webwork 2 are released. Check email for details.

General Information


  • XIAO, Jingjing
    • Office: LSB 210
    • Tel: 3943-7985
    • Office Hours:

Teaching Assistant

  • DONG, Xueling
    • Office: AB1 614
    • Tel: 3943 4109
    • Email:
  • LO, Chiu Hong
    • Office: LSB 228
    • Tel: 3943 7955
    • Email:

Time and Venue

  • Lecture: Tu 16:30-18:15, LSB LT4; Th 14:30-15:15, LSB LT4
  • Tutorial: Th 15:30-16:15, LSB LT4

Course Description

This course is designed for engineering students who need to acquire skills in calculus as a crash introduction to the mathematics used in engineering. The course emphasizes on the technique of computation without theoretical discussion. Students are expected to have mathematics background equivalent to HKDSE with Extended Module I or II.


  • Thomas' Calculus, by Thomas, Weir & Hass, 12th Ed., Pearson
  • Calculus, Early Transcendentals, by Edwards & Penney, Pearson Education.

Pre-class Notes

Lecture Notes

Tutorial Notes


Assessment Scheme

2 Courseworks+Homeworks+Webworks 20%
Midterm exam ( Mar 12) 20%
Quiz 2 ( Apr 9) 20%
Final exam 40%

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