Scientific Computing 1

Study facts

Course codeMAT160
ECTS credits10
Teaching semesterHaust
Teaching language
Study levelUndergraduate Courses
Number of semesters1
Belongs toDepartment of Mathematics

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

Course offered (semester)


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.