Skip to main content
### Details

#####
Courses that offer this unit

Non-award/non-degree study If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student. Cross-institutional study If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to undertake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.
To help you understand common terms that we use at the University, we offer an online glossary.
## Media

## Student links

Year - 2019

This unit starts with an investigation of linearity: linear functions, general principles relating to the solution sets of homogeneous and inhomogeneous linear equations (including differential equations), linear independence and the dimension of a linear space. The study of eigenvalues and eigenvectors, begun in junior level linear algebra, is extended and developed. The unit then moves on to topics from vector calculus, including vector-valued functions (parametrised curves and surfaces; vector fields; div, grad and curl; gradient fields and potential functions), line integrals (arc length; work; path-independent integrals and conservative fields; flux across a curve), iterated integrals (double and triple integrals; polar, cylindrical and spherical coordinates; areas, volumes and mass; Green's Theorem), flux integrals (flow through a surface; flux integrals through a surface defined by a function of two variables, though cylinders, spheres and parametrised surfaces), Gauss' Divergence Theorem and Stokes' Theorem.

Classes

3x1-hr lectures; 1x1-hr tutorial; and 1x1-hr practice class/wk

Assessment

Quiz (30%); assignment (5%); tutorial preparation (5%); final exam (60%)

Textbooks

Course Notes for MATH2061 Vector Calculus, S Britton and K-G Choo

Additional information

This unit of study is only available to Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies students.

(MATH1X21 or MATH1011 or MATH1931 or MATH1X01 or MATH1906) and (MATH1014 or MATH1X02) and (MATH1X23 or MATH1933 or MATH1X03 or MATH1907)

ProhibitionsMATH2001 or MATH2901 or MATH2002 or MATH2902 or MATH2961 or MATH2067 or MATH2021 or MATH2921 or MATH2022 or MATH2922

Faculty: Science

Summer Main

07 Jan 2019

Department/School: Mathematics and Statistics Academic Operations

Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day

Census Date: 25 Jan 2019

Unit of study level: Intermediate

Credit points: 6.0

EFTSL: 0.125

Available for study abroad and exchange: No

Faculty/department permission required? No

Location

Camperdown

Faculty: Science

Semester 1

25 Feb 2019

Department/School: Mathematics and Statistics Academic Operations

Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day

Census Date: 31 Mar 2019

Unit of study level: Intermediate

Credit points: 6.0

EFTSL: 0.125

Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes

Faculty/department permission required? No

Location

Camperdown

More details

Unit of Study coordinator: Prof Martin Wechslberger

HECS Band: 2

Leadership for good starts here

ABN: 15 211 513 464

CRICOS Number: 00026A

TEQSA: PRV12057