MATH2010D - Advanced Calculus I - 2019/20

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  • There will be no tutorial in the first week.
  • Announcement of the course. [Download file]
  • All parts of lecture notes are uploaded.
  • New arrangement of the course. [Download file]

General Information


  • Dr. CHAN Kai Leung
    • Office: LSB 202A
    • Tel: 3943 7969
    • Email:

Time and Venue

  • Lecture: Tu 2:30pm - 4:15pm@LHC103; Th 1:30pm - 2:15pm@LHC 104
  • Tutorial: Tu 4:30pm - 5:15pm@LHC103; Th 12:30pm - 1:15pm@LHC 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.

Mainly follow the Textbook by Prof Thomas KK Au for general n-dimension, and supplemented by the Thomas' Calculus on examples, special cases for 2 and 3 dimensions, and exercises.


  • Thomas Kwok-Keung AU, Differential Multivariable Calculus, Asian Customized Edition, McGraw Hill Education
  • Thomas, Weir & Hass, Thomas' Calculus, 12th Ed., Pearson


  • S. Lang, Calculus of Several Variables, 3th Ed., Springer

Lecture Notes

Tutorial Notes



Assessment Scheme

Assignment 1 and WeBWorK (Online exercises) 12%
Midterm Exam (Evening, 16 Apr) 36%
Final Examination 52%

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