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Module Detailed Information for [MA2104]
Academic Year : 2017/2018 Semester : 2
Correct as at 16 Oct 2018 20:00

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Module Information
Module Code :
MA2104 IVLE
Module Title : Multivariable Calculus
Module Description : This is a module on the calculus of functions of several real variables, applications of which abound in mathematics, the physical sciences and engineering. The aim is for students to acquire computational skills, ability for 2- and 3-D visualisation and to understand conceptually fundamental results such as Green’s Theorem, Stokes’ Theorem and the Divergence Theorem. Major topics: Euclidean distance and elementary topological concepts in Rn, limit and continuity, implicit functions. Partial differentiation, differentiable functions, differentials, chain rules, directional derivatives, gradients, mean value theorem, Taylor’s formula, extreme value theorem, Lagrange multipliers. Multiple integrals and iterated integrals, change of order of integration, applications, Jacobian matrix, change of variables in multiple integrals. Line integrals and Green’s theorem. Surface integrals, Stokes’ Theorem, Divergence Theorem.
Module Examinable : -
Exam Date : 30-11-2018 AM
Modular Credits : 4
Pre-requisite : MA1102R or MA1505 or MA1511 or MA1521
Preclusion : MA1104, MA2311, MA1507, MPE students
Module Workload (A-B-C-D-E)* : 3-1-0-0-6
Remarks : Nil
* A: no. of lecture hours per week
B: no. of tutorial hours per week
C: no. of laboratory hours per week
D: no. of hours for projects, assignments, fieldwork etc per week
E: no. of hours for preparatory work by a student per week


Lecture Time Table
Class TypeWeek TypeWeek DayStartEndRoom
1 LECTUREEVERY WEEKMONDAY16001800LT20,
1 LECTUREEVERY WEEKTHURSDAY16001800LT20,

Tutorial Time Table
Attention: The tutorial timetables could be updated from time to time. Students are advised to check regularly for the latest update on the change of tutorial timing.
Class TypeWeek TypeWeek DayStartEndRoom Iteration
1 TUTORIAL3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13THURSDAY14001500S17-0404,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 2].
2 TUTORIAL3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13THURSDAY13001400S17-0404,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 2].
3 TUTORIAL3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13TUESDAY12001300S17-0405,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 2].





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