Undergraduate course

Scientific Computing 1

Semester of Instruction


Objectives 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

Recommended Previous Knowledge

INF100, MAT111, MAT121

Compulsory Assignments and Attendance


Forms of Assessment

Written examination: 5 hours

Compulsary exercises may count in the final grading. Examination support materials: Non- programmable calculator, according to model listed in faculty regulations

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.

Subject Overlap

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

Exam information

  • Type of assessment: Written examination

    5 hours
    Withdrawal deadline