Mathematics 1
20142015

REA1141
 10 ECTS
Expected learning outcomes
The students will learn mathematical tools and methods for engineering problem solving, and acquire a foundation for further study in mathematics and engineering. The course emphasizes manual computation and basic concepts.
Knowledge
 understand the relevance of mathematics in engineering problem solving.
 able to identify applications of mathematics in engineering subjects.
 have an appropriate toolbox with mathematical symbols and formulas
 know different types of mathematical computer programs
The subject shall give knowledge in the areas of differentiation, integration, differential equation and complex numbers.
Skills
 do computations with symbols and formulas
 apply differentiation and integration on simple practical problems
 modelling and solving of simple differential equations
 able to do mathematical thinking and reasoning
The skills are developed by applications to the knowledge areas
Topic(s)
 Sets and numbers
 Complex numbers
 Functions
 Differentiation
 Partial differentiation
 Integration
 First and second order ordinary differential equations
 Vector algebra and vector valued functions
Teaching Methods
Lectures
Teaching Methods (additional text)
 Lectures
 Problem solving training sessions
Form(s) of Assessment
Other
Form(s) of Assessment (additional text)
 Portfolio assessment (counts 40%)
 Written exam, 4hours (counts 60%)
 Each part must be individually approved
 Portfolio assessment is based on results of tests
Grading Scale
Alphabetical Scale, A(best) – F (fail)
Examination support
None
Teaching Materials
Edwards & Penney, Calculus, Early Transcendentals.
Additional information
Credit reduction due to overlapping courses REA1042 and REA1051: 100%