MATH2028 - Honours Advanced Calculus II - 2023/24

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  • The Final Exam will cover everything from Lecture Notes L1-L19 (except L9) and Problem Sets 1-9.
  • Problem Set 9, the last one, is posted and due on Dec 1.
  • Problem Set 8 is posted and due on Nov 24.
  • Special arrangements: on Nov 13 (Mon) we will have lecture from 10:30-11:15am and then tutorial from 11:30am-12:15pm; on Nov 15 (Wed) we will have a double lecture from 10:30am-12:15pm.
  • Problem Set 7 is posted and due on Nov 17.
  • The statistics for midterm are as follow: mean=65.5, median=66, SD=7, highest=80.
  • Problem Set 6 is posted and due on Nov 8.
  • The midterm will take place in class on Oct 25, 2023, from 10:40AM-12:10PM. It covers all the topics in Lecture Notes L1-L10 (except L9) and Problem Sets 1-5.
  • Problem Set 5 is posted and due on Oct 20.
  • Problem Set 4 is posted and due on Oct 13.
  • Problem Set 3 is posted and due on Oct 4.
  • Problem Set 2 is posted and due on Sep 27.
  • Problem Set 1 is posted and due on Sep 20 via Blackboard.
  • There is no class on Sep 4 (Mon) due to the university inauguration ceremony for undergraduates. The first lecture will be on Sep 6 (Wed). Since there are no Monday lectures on Sep 4, we will instead have double lectures on the Wednesdays of Sep 6 from 10:30AM - 12:15PM 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

  • CUI, Han
    • Office: AB1 614
    • Tel: 3943-4109
    • Email:
    • Office Hours: Thursday 2:30pm-5:30pm
  • WANG, Yizi
    • Office: LSB 222A
    • Tel: 3943-3575
    • Email:
    • Office Hours: Wednesday 2:00pm-4:00pm

Time and Venue

  • Lecture: Mon 10:30AM-12:15PM, MMW 710; Wed 11:30AM-12:15PM, WMY 301
  • Tutorial: Wed 10:30AM-11:15AM, WMY 301

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
  • "Thomas' Calculus, Early Transcendentals" by G. Thomas et. al., 13th edition
  • "Differential Forms" by V. Guillemin and P. Haine, World Scientific

Pre-class Notes

Lecture Notes


Assessment Scheme

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

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