MATH2028 - Honours Advanced Calculus II - 2021/22

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  • For Q3 in Problem Set 10, the forms are defined on an arbitrary open subset of R^n.
  • Problem Set 11 is posted and due on Dec 6 at 11:59PM.
  • Problem Set 10 is posted and due on Nov 29 at 11:59PM.
  • Problem Set 9 is posted and due on Nov 22 at 11:59PM.
  • Problem Set 8 is posted and due on Nov 15 at 11:59PM.
  • Problem Set 7 is posted and due on Nov 8 at 11:59PM.
  • The statistics for midterm is as follow: mean=27.7, median=27, standard deviation=5.7. A suggested solution has been uploaded to Blackboard.
  • Problem Set 6 is posted and due on Nov 1 at 11:59PM.
  • Correction: A typo in Q.8 (b) of Suggested Exercises in Problem Set 3 has been fixed.
  • Midterm will take place on Oct 19, 2021 at LSK LT1 YIA 505 , 4:30-6:00PM. It will cover all the topics in lecture notes L1- L9 L8 (excluding the proof of partition of unity). Please arrive at the test venue at least 10 minutes before 4:30PM and bring your student ID.
  • Problem Set 5 is posted and due on Oct 18 Oct 22 Oct 25 at 11:59PM.
  • Problem Set 4 is posted and due on Oct 11 at 11:59PM.
  • Problem Set 3 is posted and due on Oct 4 at 11:59PM.
  • To facilitate the grading process, please submit your Problem Sets via Gradescope.
  • Problem Set 2 is posted and due on Sep 27 at 11:59PM.
  • Problem Set 1 is posted and due on Sep 20 at 11:59PM.
  • The midterm has been set on Oct 19, 2021 (Tue), 4:30-6:15PM, in-class.
  • There is no tutorial in the first week. The first lecture will be on Sep 6 (Mon) from 10:30am to 12:15pm. If you are not yet official registered on CUSIS, please send me an email to let me know so that I can keep you updated about the course via emails.

General Information


  • LI, Man-chun Martin
    • Office: LSB 236
    • Tel: 3943-1851
    • Email:
    • Office Hours: By appointment

Teaching Assistant

  • LEUNG, Ho Tin
    • Office: LSB G08
    • Tel: 3943-7954
    • Email:
    • Office Hours: Mon 1:00-3:00PM; Tue 1:00-5:00PM; Wed 12:00-2:00PM

Time and Venue

  • Lecture: Mon 10:30AM-12:15PM, MMW 702; Tue 4:30PM-5:15PM, LSK LT1
  • Tutorial: Tue 5:30PM-6:15PM, LSK LT1

Course Description

This is a continuation of MATH2018. The following topics will be discussed: multiple integrals in n- dimensions: areas and n-volumes, surface areas, volumes of submanifolds and hypersurfaces in n-space, change of variables; vector analysis: line integrals, surface integrals, integration on submanifolds, Green theorem, divergence theorem and Stokes theorem in n-dimensions.


  • "Calculus on Manifolds" by M. Spivak, 5th edition, CRC press
  • "Analysis on Manifolds" by J. Munkres, 1st edition, CRC press
  • "Functions of Several Variables" by W. Fleming, 2nd edition, Springer
  • "Vector Calculus, Linear Algebra, and Differential Forms: A Unified Approach", J. Hubbard and B. B. Hubbard, 5th edition, Matrix Editions
  • "Multivariable Mathematics: Linear Algebra, Multivariable Calculus, and Manifolds" by T. Shifrin, 1st edition, Wiley

Pre-class Notes

Lecture Notes

Tutorial Notes


Assessment Scheme

Homework Assignments 10%
Midterm (Oct 19, 4:30-6:15PM, in-class) 40%
Final Exam 50%

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