Introduction to Maple

Basic Information on Math 502
Call No. 2824, Spring 2006

January 23, 2006
revised January 24, 2006

TIME OF MEETING:Mon & Wed 4:15 - 5:35
PLACE:Earth Science 146
W. F. Hammond, ES 137B
    Phone: 442-4625
    Email: hammond @
    Office hours: Mon. & Wed. 3:00 - 3:55, or by appt.
André Heck, Introduction to Maple, 3rd Edition,
    Springer Verlag, 2003; ISBN 0-387-00230-8
PRE-REQUISITE: Undergraduate background


This course uses the particular computer program Maple to provide an introduction to the use of general purpose computer algebra systems for mathematical support in the study of mathematics and subjects that use mathematics.


Final examination100Wed., May 17, 3:30 - 5:30
Midterm test50date to be announced
Written assignments (5 @ 10 each)50as announced
Total weight200


Attendance at class meetings is a requirement for passing the course unless the student has made other arrangements with the instructor. Unexcused absence may result in failure or grade reduction.