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MATH 4002 ANALYSIS I COURSE SCHEDULE

Week Unit Title and Session Topics Methodology Evaluation and

Grading

1-4 Sequences and Series Lecture and


class discussion.
1. Definitions of sequences and bounds of a
sequence.

2. Definitions of bounded sequences, convergent


sequences and limits including ,
definition of a limit.

3. Theorems linking the above definitions.

e.g.: (a) A bounded sequence is not necessarily a


convergent sequence.

(b) Cauchy Convergence Principle for sequences.

4. Definition of infinite series and properties

of infinite series.

5. Cauchy Convergence Principle for series.

6. Tests for convergence of series:

Comparison Test, Cauchys nth Root

Test, etc.

7. Definition of absolutely convergent series.

8. Theorem: An absolutely convergent

series is convergent.

9. Limits of functions of several variables.

5 Continuity Lecture and In-class test #1 is


class discussion. given (based on
1. Definition of continuous functions including week 1-4)
, definition.
2. Determine whether or not functions of several
variables are continuous.

5 Differentiation Lecture and Individual take-


class discussion. home assignment
1. Finding partial derivatives of functions of two is given and due in
and three variables. week 8
2. Extension to higher order derivatives: second
order partial derivatives and mixed derivatives.

3. Definition of differentiable functions.

4. Determine whether or not functions are


differentiable.

5. Definitions of local minimum, local maximum,


saddle point and stationary/critical point of
functions of two variables.

6. Finding critical points for functions of two

variables.

7. Maximise/Minimise functions subject to a condition


using Lagrange multipliers.

6-8 Practicum

9 Differentiation Continued Lecture and


class discussion.

10 Vector Calculus Lecture and


class discussion.
1. Definition and use of the basic operations
associated with the nabla or del operator -

(a) gradient

(b) divergence

(c) curl

2. Proof of Vector Identities using the above


operations.

11,12 Integration Lecture and In-class test #2 is


class discussion. given (based on
1. Line integrals. week 5-10
2. Change of variables and the Jacobian in Polar,
Spherical and Cylindrical Coordinates.

3. Surface and volume integrals.

13,14 Final Examinations