MATH2028 - Honours Advanced Calculus II - 2022/23

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  • The Final Exam will cover everything, i.e. Lecture Notes L1-19 and Problem Sets 1-11 (except partition of unity L8).
  • Problem Set 11 is posted and due on Dec 7 (Wed).
  • Problem Set 10 is posted and due on Nov 30 (Wed).
  • Problem Set 9 is posted and due on Nov 23 (Wed).
  • Problem Set 8 is posted and due on Nov 16 (Wed).
  • The statistics for midterm is as follow: mean=61.8, median=63, standard deviation=9.0. A suggested solution has been uploaded to Blackboard.
  • Problem Set 7 is posted and due on Nov 9 (Wed).
  • Problem Set 6 is posted and due on Nov 2 (Wed).
  • Topics to be covered in the midterm: L2-L9 (except L8), Problem Set 1-5.
  • Problem Set 5 is posted and due on Oct 21 (Fri).
  • The revised midterm date is Oct 24 (Mon), 10:30AM-12:15PM in-class at CKB UG04.
  • Problem Set 4 is posted and due on Oct 14 (Fri).
  • Problem Set 3 is posted and due on Oct 5 (Wed).
  • Problem Set 2 is posted and due on Sep 28 (Wed).
  • The midterm date has been fixed as Oct 25, 2022 (Tuesday), 4:30-6:15PM, venue to be announced.
  • Problem Set 1 is posted and due on Sep 21 (Wed) via Blackboard.
  • The midterm is tentatively scheduled to take place in-class from 4:30-6:15PM on Oct 25, 2022. If you have any serious time conflict with this time, please let me know latest by Sep 16 (Friday).
  • There is no class on Sep 5 (Mon) due to the university inauguration ceremony for undergraduates. The first lecture will be on Sep 6 (Tue). Since there are no Monday lectures in the first two weeks, we will instead have double lectures on the Tuesdays of Sep 6 and Sep 13 from 4:30 - 6:15PM instead.
  • 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

  • LO Chiu Hong
    • Office: LSB 228
    • Tel: 3943-7955
    • Email:
    • Office Hours: every Monday to Thursday 3:30 - 4:30PM

Time and Venue

  • Lecture: Mon 10:30AM-12:15PM, CKB UG04; Tue 4:30PM-5:15PM, SC L3
  • Tutorial: Tue 5:30PM-6:15PM, SC L3

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


Assessment Scheme

Homework Assignments 10%
Midterm (Oct 25, 4:30-6:15PM, Oct 24, 10:30AM-12:15PM, in-class) 40%
Final Exam (centralized, please refer to RES webpage) 50%

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