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* Retrieved from Course syllabus ML1309 (Spring 2020–)

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents


  • Background and introduction to programming languages
  • Data types
  • Variables of one and several dimensions and structures
  • Plotting graphs
  • Loops and conditional statements
  • Linear equation systems
  • Functions and scripts
  • Error search
  • Text handling
  • File handling

Numerical tools:

  • Numerical integration
  • Numerical solution of equations
  • Numerical solution of ordinary differential equations

Intended learning outcomes

On completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • write programs in MATLAB, which includes definition and handling of functions, numbers, matrices and structures
  • handle information, which has been stored in files and structures
  • solve numerical problems

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Approved module TENA in ML1000 or equivalent

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


  • DÖV1 - Computer exercises, 3,0 hp, betygsskala: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • TEN1 - Written examination, 3,0 hp, betygsskala: A, B, C, D, E, FX, 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.

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

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Course web ML1309

Offered by

ITM/Sustainable Production Development

Main field of study


Education cycle

First cycle

Add-on studies

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