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Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The objective of this course is to introduce students to ordinary differential equations and the Laplace transforms

Learning outcomes

The students are expected to
- know different types of differential equations
- be able to develop mathematical models that can be solved as differential equations
- be able to solve first order and linear second order differential equations
- be able to solve differential equations by means of Laplace transform methods

Course contents

- Mathematical modeling
- Ordinary differential equations
- Systems of differential equations
- The Laplace transform
- Difference equations

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Elementary course in calculus

Recommended or required reading

Lecture notes and auxiliary material

Study activities

  • Lectures - 30 hours
  • Exercise based learning - 60 hours
  • Individual studies - 30 hours
  • - 13 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 43 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 90 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

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Assessment requirements

To pass the course the student should pass the following examinations:
Examination 1 ....
Examination 2.... etc.
(examinations include written examination tests, demonstrations and presentations, reports and produktions, essays, and also presence at specified occasions)

The examinations contribute to the final grade as follows: ...


Skön Kim


Skön Kim

Group size

No limit

Course completion date

Date for course completion will be announced later

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12 months after course has ended

Assessment methods

Date of examination will be announced later - Exams

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