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Linear Algebra and Calculus 7.5 credits

Linjär algebra och integralkalkyl
First cycle, M0048M
Course syllabus valid: Autumn 2019 Sp 1 - Present
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Education level
First cycle
Grade scale
G U 3 4 5
Subject group (SCB)

Entry requirements

In order to meet the general entry requirements for first cycle studies you must have successfully completed upper secondary education and documented skills in English language and the course Differential Calculs (M0047M) or equivalent.

More information about English language requirements


The selection is based on 1-165 credits.

Course Aim
To learn concepts, theory and methods from linear algebra and integral calculus.

Integration: Definition, properties, methods of computation, primitive functions, area and volume, generalized integrals. Linear algebra: Vectors and matrices, linear independence, linear systems of equations, determinants. Matlab :  Linear systems of equations, numerical integration, elementary programming.

Lectures, tutorials, computer exercises.

Matlab report and written examination.

Transition terms
The course replaces M0030M.

Thomas Strömberg

Literature. Valid from Autumn 2019 Sp 1 (May change until 10 weeks before course start)
R.A. Adams & C. Essex: “Calculus. A complete course”, Pearson.
D.C Lay, S.R. Lay & J.J. McDonald: ”Linear algebra and its applications”, Pearson.
P. Jönsson: ”MATLAB-beräkningar inom teknik och naturvetenskap”, Studentlitteratur.

Course offered by
Department of Engineering Sciences and Mathematics

CodeDescriptionGrade scaleHPStatusFrom periodTitle
0001Written examG U 3 4 56.00MandatoryA19
0002Report in MatlabU G#1.50MandatoryA19

Study guidance
Study guidance for the course is to be found in our learning platform Canvas before the course starts. Students applying for single subject courses get more information in the Welcome letter. You will find the learning platform via My LTU.

Syllabus established
by Niklas Lehto 15 Feb 2019

Last revised
by 19 Mar 2019