EGR 192: An Integrated Introduction to Engineering, Mathematics, Physics with Guangbo Xu

Taken concurrently with EGR/MAT/PHY 191, this course offers an integrated presentation of the material from PHY 103 (General Physics: Mechanics and Thermodynamics) and MAT 201 (Multivariable Calculus) with an emphasis on applications to engineering. Math topics include: vector calculus; partial derivatives and matrices; line integrals; simple differential equations; surface and volume integrals; and Green's, Stokes', and divergence theorems.

Sample Reading List

Finney, Weir, Giordano, Thomas' Calculus customised for Princeton University, Vol.2

Reading/Writing Assignments

Reading 20 pages from Thomas' Calculus.


Mid Term Exam - 25%
Final Exam - 40%
Quizzes - 20%
Problem set(s) - 15%

Other Requirements

Open to Freshmen Only.

Prerequisites and Restrictions

All first-year engineering students who have placement into multivariable calculus on the basis of a score of 5 on the BC calculus exam (or equivalent) are eligible to enroll.

Other Information

Students enroll in both EGR/MAT/PHY 191 and 192 concurrently in the fall semester.