Announcements

New! Second midterm grades are in the Moodle gradebook (follow the Moodle link in the navigation to the left).

New! Grade distributions for the second midterm posted (under the Exams and Exam Solutions sections of the navigation to the left).

New! Updated solutions to the second midterm posted (in the navigation section to the left). Alternate solution to problem 4 (b) added. The same username and password as for homework solutions are needed.

New! Posted a change (not an error) on the errata page (under Errata in the navigation section to the left) for slides 24–26 of deck 7.

New! Posted another erratum found by a student on the errata page (under Errata in the navigation section to the left) in homework problem 9-10 (fixed in both the assignment and the solutions Nov. 19, 2014).

New! Solutions to homework 9 posted (linked in the navigation section to the left). Username and password were given out in class.

New! Reminder: the final exam is cumulative. So don't forget the material on either midterm.

New! Posted another erratum found in class on the errata page (under Errata in the navigation section to the left) on slide 139, deck 5 (fixed Nov. 19, 2014).

New! Posted two errata on the errata page (under Errata in the navigation section to the left) on slide 140, deck 5 (fixed Nov. 19, 2014) and slide 39, deck 6 (fixed Nov. 11, 2014).

As now stated in the Exam Dates section below, midterm exams and the final exam will be held in larger classrooms so we can spread out. Both midterms will be in Wiley 125 on the west bank. The final will be in Anderson 310 on the west bank.

Homework problems 6-10 and 6-11 were moved to homework 7. But in order to not mess up the permanant record they have been moved back to homework 6 both under homework assignments and under homework solutions.

The posted solutions for problem 4 parts (e) and (f) on the first midterm were wrong. The errors have now been fixed on the PDF (under Exam Solutions in the navigation section to the left) and has also been noted in the errata (under Errata in the navigation section to the left).

A student found a error in the posted solution for problem 4-7 part (a). The error has now been fixed on the PDF (under Homework Solutions in the navigation section to the left) and has also been noted in the errata (under Errata in the navigation section to the left).

Several people have asked for solutions to the old exams. We don't distribute those. Ask a TA or the instructor, if you have a question about a problem on an old exam.

There is some new wording required by the university in the There is some new wording in the Disabled Students Section of the General Info page.

There is some new wording in the Grading Section of the General Info page.

Everything counts. Nothing is dropped. There is no extra credit.

This course has no dead tree format syllabus. Instead we have this web site.

For general information see the General Info link in the navigation section to the left.

In particular, note that this class has no textbook. All of the course material is covered in the slides found under the Course Slides link in the navigation section to the left.

For homework assignments see the Homework Assignments link in the navigation section to the left.

This course also has a Moodle site, which is also linked in the navigation section to the left, but we will use that only for the gradebook. Everything else is here.

Exam Dates

Exam Date and Time Location
First Midterm Wednesday, October 8, 2014 Wiley Hall 125
Second Midterm Wednesday, November 12, 2014 Wiley Hall 125
Final Exam 1:30pm–3:30pm Tuesday, December 16, 2014 Anderson Hall 310

The final exam time is set by the U.