EGR 192: An Integrated Introduction to Engineering, Mathematics, Physics

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

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

Reading/Writing Assignments

Reading 20 pages from Thomas' Calculus.

Requirements/Grading

  • Mid Term Exam - 25%
  • Final Exam - 35%
  • Quizzes - 20%
  • Problem set(s) - 20%

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.

Open to Freshmen Only.

Other Information

EGR 192, MAT 175, MAT 201, MAT 203 are considered equivalent courses and cannot be taken multiple times for credit. 

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