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General studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Recommended year of study


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 and volumes of revolutions

Course contents

Functions of two or more variables
Limits and Continuity
-Application of derivatives
Applications of Integrals
Functions of two variables

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Elementary Mathematics (Math1)

Previous course names

mathematics 2

Recommended or required reading

Course text book
Thomas, George B., Jr., Finney, Ross L., Calculus and
Analytic Geometry, 9th edition, Addison Wesley

Reference literature
College Mathematics with Technology
Raymond A. Barnett, Michael R. Ziegler

Study activities

  • Lectures - 80 hours
  • Individual studies - 48 hours
  • - 4 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 132 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 52 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 80 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods



Durbo Badal Karis


Durbo Badal

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until further notice

Assessment methods

2011-10-23 - Exams

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