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Before choosing courseSF1626 Calculus in Several Variables 7.5 creditsAdministrate About course

This is a basic course in DIFFERENTIAL and INTEGRAL CALCULUS for FUNCTIONS of SEVERAL VARIABLES.

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* Retrieved from Course syllabus SF1626 (Autumn 2019–)

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

Euclidian n-space. Functions of several variables and vector-valued functions, including the following concepts: Graph, level curve, level surface. Limits and continuity, differentiability, partial derivatives, the chain rule, differentials. Tangent planes and linear approximation. Taylor’s Formula. Gradient and directional derivative. Jacobian matrix and Jacobian determinant. Invertibility and implicitly defined functions. Coordinate changes. Extreme-value problems. Multiple integrals. Line integrals and Green’s theorem. Flux integrals and the divergence theorem. Stokes’ theorem. Applications.

Intended learning outcomes

After finishing the course the student is expected to

  • Be able to use terminology, results and methods to solve, and present solutions of, problems in calculus in several variables described within the course contents.
  • Read and understand mathematical text.

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Active participation in SF1625 Calculus in one variable.

 

Recommended prerequisites

SF1624/SF1684 Algebra and Geometry, SF1675 Applied Linear Algebra or similar. 

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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

Examination

  • TEN1 - Examination, 7,5 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.

The examiner decides, in consultation with KTHs Coordinator of students with disabilities (Funka), about any customized examination for students with documented, lasting disability. 

Other requirements for final grade

Written exam, possibly with the possibility of continuous examination.

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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Examiner

Profile picture John Andersson

Profile picture Henrik Shah Gholian

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

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Course web SF1626

Offered by

SCI/Mathematics

Main field of study

Mathematics, Technology

Education cycle

First cycle

Add-on studies

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Contact

Henrik Shah Gholian (henriksh@kth.se)

Supplementary information

Mandatory for first year, can not be read by other students