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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

Elementary 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

  • Exams
  • Reports and productions

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: ...


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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

  • Date of examination will be announced later - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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