Calculus is one of the grandest achievements of human thought, explaining everything from planetary orbits to the optimal size of a city to the periodicity of a heartbeat. This brisk course covers the core ideas of single-variable Calculus with emphases on conceptual understanding and applications. The course is ideal for students beginning in the engineering, physical, and social sciences. Distinguishing features of the course include: 1) the introduction and use of Taylor series and approximations from the beginning; 2) a novel synthesis of discrete and continuous forms of Calculus; 3) an emphasis on the conceptual over the computational; and 4) a clear, dynamic, unified approach.
Calculus: Single Variable Part 4 - ApplicationsUniversity of Pennsylvania
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TOP REVIEWS FROM CALCULUS: SINGLE VARIABLE PART 4 - APPLICATIONS
Great course as always --- took me a while this time
The course material are very well prepared. The focus is on direct application in engineering field. The concepts have been presented very elegantly - it shows deep knowledge of Prof Ghrist.
Really its hard to complete as many questions are tricky, but now i feel very nice after completion.
Phenomenal teacher. I wish he would offer more courses (I took Parts 3,4 and 5)
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