MATH 113  --  Applied Linear Algebra
Spring 2006

Section Call # Day Time Building / Room Instructor Instructor's Office Office Hours
Lectures 001 15098 TR 8:10am-9:30am GEOL 1408 B. Engheta Surge 225 TR 10:30am-12:00pm
Discussion 002 15099 MW 9:10am-10:00am ENGR2 142 T. Ridenour Surge 259 M 3:30pm-5:30pm, W 12pm-1pm
Discussion 003 15100 MW 12:10pm-1:00pm SPTHW 1307 J. Burke Surge 259 T 2pm-3pm, W 1pm-2pm

Principal Instructor: Bahman Engheta
  • June 19 -- Grades submitted to iGrade
  • June 12 -- Final exam from 3:00pm to 6:00pm
  • May 18 -- I will be at a conference. Professor Greenstein will fill in.
  • May 11 -- Midterm exam
  • May 9, 11 -- I will be at Cornell University. Professor Poletaeva will fill in.
  • Apr. 24 -- Quiz #2 given in discussion sections
  • Apr. 13 -- Quiz #1 given in class
Assistants: Jennifer Burke, Timothy Ridenour
Course Website:
Textbook: 3rd edition of Linear Algebra by J. Fraleigh and R. Beauregard.
Addison Wesley Publishing Company, ISBN 0-201-52675-1.
Topics: Sections 1.1-1.6 -- Vectors, Matrices, and Linear Systems
Sections 4.1-4.3 -- Determinants
Sections 3.1-3.4 -- Vector Spaces
Sections 2.1-2.4 -- Dimension, Rank, and Linear Transformations
Sections 3.5, 6.1-6.5 -- Orthogonality
Sections 5.1-5.3 -- Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors
Sections 9.1-9.3 -- Complex Scalars
Prerequisite: MATH 10A
Major Exams: Midterm exam on Thursday, 05/11/2006, during regular lecture hour.
Final exam on Monday, 06/12/2006, from 3pm to 6pm in GEOL 1408.
Note: All exams will be comprehensive. Calculators may not be used during exams.
Course Components:   300 points for homework assignments and quizzes,
300 points for the midterm exam,
400 points for the final exam.
Grading: 900-1000 points are required for the grade A,
800-899 points are required for the grade B,
700-799 points are required for the grade C,
600-699 points are required for the grade D.
Attendance Policy: Students are expected to attend all lectures and every meeting of their discussion section. Work missed due to absence or lateness cannot be made up. In particular, no late work will be accepted and there will be no make-up exams.