# MATH2921 Vector Calculus and Differential Equations (advanced)

## General Information

This page contains information on the intermediate unit of study MATH2921 Vector Calculus and Differential Equations (advanced).

This unit is offered in Semester 1.

Lecturer(s): Alexander Fish

For further information on Intermediate Mathematics and Statistics, refer to the Intermediate Handbook. In particular, see the MATH2921 handbook entry for further information relating to MATH2921.

You may also view the description of MATH2921 in the central units of study database.

- Credit point value: 6CP.
- Classes per week: Three lectures, one tutorial and practice class.

For enrolled students or other authorized people only, here is a link to the Canvas page for MATH2921.

Email enquiries about MATH2921 may be sent to MATH2921@sydney.edu.au.

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Students have the right to appeal any academic decision made by the School or Faculty. For further information, see the Science Faculty web site.

## Consultation

## Assessment

Date^{*} | Description | Better mark | Weighting |
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23:59 April 12 | Assignment 1 | 10% | |

14:00 April 29 | Quiz 1 | ✔ | 10% |

14:00 May 27 | Quiz 2 | ✔ | 10% |

## References

- J Marsden & A Weinstein,
*Calculus III*. Available for free download - W F Trench,
*Elementary Differential Equations with Boundary Value Problems*. Available for free download - P Olver,
*Introduction to Partial Differential Equations*. Available online via the USyd Library

## LaTeX sample

Once youâ€™ve gotten your favourite LaTeX distribution, you can download the following three files and compile the one called LaTexSample.tex. Note: You will need to cut and paste the LaTeX from the file LaTeXsample.tex into your own LaTeX file. If you use pdfTex, you should get the output to look like the following file## Supplementary Material

**How to Read a Mathematics Textbook**

Here are some notes that I have adapted with a friend of mine for some advice on how to read a Maths textbook. Hopefully you will find them somewhat useful.

How to read a mathematics textbook## Making music with Mathematica

Here are some notebooks that students have made making music with Mathematica

The opening to Beethoven's fifth symphony by Yiwen Yang, a student in my 2019 course.

The start to Enigma Variations by Edward Elgar by Damian Lin, a student in this year's course.

## Exam consultation and past exams

My exam consultation will be held over Zoom on Thursday 28th of May from 1-4pm. A link will appear on the Canvas site.

Here is the exam from the course in 2018. 2018 Exam

Here is the coversheet for the exam for 2020. Exam coversheet

## Online resources

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