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Before choosing course

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
* Retrieved from Course syllabus KH1110 (Autumn 2011–)

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

Mathematics I: Algebra and geometry. Elementary functions. Complex numbers. Polynomes and algebraic equations. Linear equation systems. Matrixes and determinants. Vectors and vector geometry. Lab exercises with computer support.

Mathematics II: Calculus. Boundary values and continuity. Derivatives. Integrals. Differential  equations. Taylor´s formula. Sequences and series. Multidimensional calculus. Applications in chemical engineering.

Intended learning outcomes

This course aims to give its students the knowledge required to tackle the technical problems included in other courses of this chemical engineering study program, including good abilities to apply mathematical thinking to new applications in technology.

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

The upper-secondary school from 1 July 2011 and adult education at upper-secondary level from 1 July 2012 (Gy2011):
Specific requirements; Physics 2, Chemistry 1 and Mathematics 3c, with at least the grade Pass.

The upper-secondary school before 1 July 2011 and adult education at upper-secondary level before 1 July 2012
Specific requirements of mathematics, physics and chemistry corresponding to Mathematics D, Physics B and Chemistry A, with at least the grade Pass or 3.

Recommended prerequisites

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Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale

A, B, C, D, E, FX, F


  • LAB1 - Computer Lab Works, 1,5 hp, betygsskala: P, F
  • TEN1 - Algebra and Geometry, 4,5 hp, betygsskala: P, F
  • TEN2 - Analysis, 6,0 hp, betygsskala: P, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Other requirements for final grade

Passed examination, part I (TEN1; 4,5 cr.). 
Passed examination, part II (TEN2; 6 cr.).
Passed lab sessions (LAB1; 1,5 cr.).

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Ethical approach

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Further information

Course web

Further information about the course can be found on the Course web at the link below. Information on the Course web will later be moved to this site.

Course web KH1110

Offered by

CHE/Engineering Pedagogics

Main field of study

Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Technology

Education cycle

First cycle

Add-on studies

KH1211 Mathematical statistics


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Supplementary information

Mandatory course for TIKED study year 1.

The course is not open for other students.