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Professional studies

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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 a function
- be able to determine areas and volumes of revolutions

Course contents

Limits and Continuity
-Application of derivatives
-Exact and Approximative Integrals
Applications of Integrals

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Basics of mathematics

Previous course names

Mathematics 2

Recommended or required reading

Staffan Rodhe, Håkan Sollervall: Matematik för ingenjörer, femte upplagan,
Almqvist&Wiksell, 1998, ISBN 91-89104-01-3

Study activities

  • Lectures - 20 hours
  • Exercise based learning - 40 hours
  • Individual studies - 73 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 73 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 60 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods


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: ...


  • Engman Sonja
  • Skön Kim


Engman Sonja

Group size

No limit

Course completion date

Date for course completion will be announced later

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Assessment methods

2011-12-15 - Exams

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