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Course MAT160

Scientific Computing 1

Course offered :

Number of credits 10
Course offered (semester) Autumn
Subject overlap INF160: 10 ECTS, I162: 10 ECTS, I162A: 7 ECTS
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Aim and Content

The course gives an introduction to basic computational algorithms from these areas: Solving equations and systems of equations (only linear), interpolation and approximation methods including curve fitting, numerical derivations, integration and extrapolation. Implementation of algorithms will play a central role. A short introduction to Matlab is given to be used in exercises.

Learning Outcomes

To provide knowledge, understanding and ability of computational technics that are presented

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Recommended previous knowledge

INF100, MAT111, MAT121

Subject Overlap

INF160: 10 ECTS, I162: 10 ECTS, I162A: 7 ECTS

Compulsory Requirements


Assessment methods

Written examination: 5 hours Compulsary exercises may count in the final grading. Oral examination may be be used if less than 20 students

Grading Scale

The grading scale used is A to F. Grade A is the highest passing grade in the grading scale, grade F is a fail.