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Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to develop basic
knowledge of calculus and ability to apply this
knowledge in real-life applications

Learning outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course the
student is expected to:
- know the concept of limits and to apply it
to determine limits of functions
- be able to differentiate and integrate
functions both analytically and numerically
- be able to determine extreme values (maxima
and minima) of multi-variable function
- be able to determine areas, lengths and volumes of revolutions.

Course contents

Functions of two or more variables
-partial derivatives
-Application of derivatives(minima,maxima)
Techniques of integration
Applications of Integrals(areas,volumes)
Introduction to 1st order differential

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Algebra and Trigonometry [AS-1-006]

Additional information

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Recommended or required reading

Course text book
Thomas, George B., Jr., Finney, Ross L.,
Calculus and Analytic Geometry, 9th edition,
Addison Wesle
Reference literature
College Mathematics with Technology
Raymond A. Barnett, Michael R. Ziegler

Study activities

  • Lectures - 60 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 50 hours
  • Practical exercises - 19 hours
  • - 4 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 133 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

Exams (written-, oral-, home-)

Assessment requirements

multiple exams


Herrman Rene


Herrmann Rene

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Assessment methods

2016-12-22 - Exams

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