ECE 206 (Fall 2019)

Advanced Calculus 2 for Electrical Engineers

University of Waterloo

Course information

This is the webpage for ECE 206 taught during the 2019 Fall term.

Syllabus and course schedule: Syllabus

Instructor: Mark Girard [email:]

TA: Zhibing Sun [email:]

Time and Location:

  • Lectures: Tues/Wed/Thurs 15:30-16:20 in E7 4417
  • Office hours: 9:00-10:00 on Mondays and 12:00-13:00 Wednesdays (or by appointment).
  • Labs/tutorials. Wed 17:30{18:20 in E7 4433

Additional makeup lectures are scheduled Thurs 12:30-13:20 in E7 4417 for the following dates:

  • Sep 12, Sep 26, Oct 10, Oct 31, Nov 14, Nov 28.

Course schedule

Lectures, lecture notes, and practice problems

Lecture noteslecturesTutorial /QuizzesPractice ProblemsSolutions
Week 0    
Week 1September 4 and 5(no tutorial)Problems Week 1solutions
Week 2September 10, 11, and 12 (+makeup) Problems Week 2solutions
Week 3September 17, 18, and 19Quiz 1Problems Week 3solutions
Week 4September 24, 25, and 26 (+makeup)Quiz 2 (in class Sept 26 15:30)Problems Week 4solutions
Week 5October 1, 2 and 3 Problems Week 5solutions
Week 6October 8, 9, and 10 (+makeup)Quiz 3Problems Week 6solutions
Week 7No lectures (reading week)(no tutorial)  
Week 8October 29, 30, and 31 (+makeup)Quiz 4 (in class Oct 31 15:30)Problems Week 8solutions
Week 9November 5, 6, and 7Quiz 5Problems Week 9solutions
Week 10November 12, 13, and 14 (+makeup)Quiz 6Problems Week 10solutions
Week 11November 19, 20, and 21 Problems Week 11solutions
Week 12November 26, 27, and 28 (+makeup)Quiz 7 Quiz cancelled.Problems Week 12solutions
Week 13December 3(no tutorial)  


 Date (location) 
Quiz 1Sept 18 (in tutorial)solutions
Quiz 2Sept 26 (in class)solutions
Quiz 3Oct 9 (in tutorial)solutions
Quiz 4Oct 31 (in tutorial)solutions
Quiz 5Nov 5 (in tutorial)solutions
Quiz 6Nov 13 (in tutorial)solutions


The midterm will be on Thursday October 24 at 16:45-19:00 in E7-4417.

The midterm will cover all of the course material up to the end of Week 6. Find a list of topics to study here and the formula sheet that will be available here.

You can find a previous midterm to help you study here.

*Update*: Here is the midterm and solutions.


The final exam will be on Friday, August 19 at 8:00am in room ES 162.

The exam will cover all of the course material.

Here are a few final exams from previous years.

[Warning: Other instructors use different notation/terminology that I do in this course. These exams may not reflect the material that will be covered in this term’s final.]