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Academic year
TMA660 - Linear algebra and geometry
 
Syllabus adopted 2011-02-22 by Head of Programme (or corresponding)
Owner: TKTFY
4,5 Credits
Grading: TH - Five, Four, Three, Not passed
Education cycle: First-cycle
Major subject: Mathematics, Engineering Physics
Department: 11 - MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES


Teaching language: Swedish

Course module   Credit distribution   Examination dates
Sp1 Sp2 Sp3 Sp4 Summer course No Sp
0193 Examination 4,5 c Grading: TH   4,5 c   26 Oct 2015 pm V,  04 Jan 2016 pm M,  15 Aug 2016 am SB

In programs

TKTFY ENGINEERING PHYSICS, Year 1 (compulsory)
TKTEM ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS, Year 1 (compulsory)

Examiner:

Biträdande professor  Elizabeth Wulcan



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Eligibility:

In order to be eligible for a first cycle course the applicant needs to fulfil the general and specific entry requirements of the programme(s) that has the course included in the study programme.

Aim

The course is one element in the development of mathematical competence and knowledge of students in the Engineering physics programme.

Learning outcomes (after completion of the course the student should be able to)

To provide knowledge of basic algebraic concepts like vectors, matrices, determinantes, complex numbers and polynoms. The course should also give skills in the solution of linear equation systems and determinants.

Content

Systems of linear equations.
Vectors in 2- and 3-dimensional space.
Dot and cross products with applications to 3-d geometry.
Matrix algebra, determinants.
Geometry in Rn and the least square method.
Complex numbers.
Algebraic equations.

Organisation

Lectures and exersice classes.

Literature

Gunnar Sparr: Linjär algebra

Examination

Written exam.


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