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.
- 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.
- 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
- Sets and numbers
- Complex numbers
- Partial differentiation
- First and second order ordinary differential equations
- Vector algebra and vector valued functions
Teaching Methods (additional text)
- Premade lectures on internet
- Meetings on internet
Form(s) of Assessment
Written exam, 4 hours
Form(s) of Assessment (additional text)
- Written exam 4 hours
Alphabetical Scale, A(best) – F (fail)
Sensureres av intern sensor (emnelærer).
Ekstern sensor benyttes periodisk (hvert 3-4 år) til retting og til utarbeiding av eksamensoppgaver. Neste gang: 2014.
Re-sit August 2016
At least four problem sheets of math problems must be completed to take the exam.
Edwards & Penney: Calculus, Early Transcendentals. Pearson. ISBN 9780136158400
Replacement course for
Credit reduction due to overlapping courses REA1042F and REA1051F: 100%