Mathematics 2 for electrical engineering
Study plans 20162017

REA2081F
 10 ECTS
On the basis of
REA1141 Mathematics 1
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 modeling and applications.
Knowledge
 Understand the relevance of mathematics in engineering problem solving.
 Able to identify applications of mathematics in engineering subjects.
 Know the possibilities and limitations of mathematical software.
The course gives indepth knowledge in the areas of linear algebra with selected applications and power series, with
Skills
 able to understand and use mathematical language.
 able to use mathematical methods and software to solve problems.
 able to judge accuracy of numerical results.
 basic mathematical reasoning
 able to do simple mathematical modeling
The skills are developed by applications to the knowledge areas.
Topic(s)
Systems of linear equations:
 Matrices
 Vector spaces
 Linear transformations
 Eigensystems and diagonalisation
 Series, sequences and convergence
 Taylor and Fourier series
 Difference equations
 Fourier, Laplace and ztransforms
Teaching Methods
Lectures
Teaching Methods (additional text)
 Premade lectures
 Recording of campus lectures to a certain degree
 Exercises
 Netmeetings (ClassLive) or gatherings by appointment
Form(s) of Assessment
Written exam, 4 hours
Form(s) of Assessment (additional text)
Written exam, counts 100%
Grading Scale
Alphabetical Scale, A(best) – F (fail)
External/internal examiner
Censored internally by course coordinator.
External censor is used periodically (every 34 years), next time in 2016.
Resit examination
A reexamination will be staged
Examination support
Aid code C (according to NTNU rules https://innsida.ntnu.no/wiki//wiki/Norsk/tillatte+hjelpemidler )
Coursework Requirements
At least four problem sheets, including one using mathematical software (Maple), must be completed to take the exam.
Teaching Materials
Otto Bretscher : Linear algebra with applications
Glyn James: Advanced Modern Engineering Mathematics (Voluntary)
Edwards & Penney: Calculus (only the chapter "infinite series" )
Lecture notes published on classfronter.
Replacement course for
Matematikk 15 (REA1051) og Matematikk 20 (REA2051)
Additional information
Credit reduction due to overlapping course REA2051: 100%