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Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
* Retrieved from Course syllabus SF1659 (Autumn 2014–)

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

Trigonometric functions and their inverses, potential, exponential and
logarithmic functions, absolute value function, binomial theorem,
sums and sigma-notation.

Intended learning outcomes

Having completed the course, you will be able to:

  • Use basic logical arguments in order to interpret the result of calculations or given data
  • Present your calculations and arguments in such a way that they are easy to follow even for someone who is not already involved with the problem.
  • Read mathematical text and get to master new applications, described in a mathematical way.
  • Assess correctness, accuracy and relevance of mathematical models and computations
  • Use and derive basic relations between elementary functions
  • Use elementary functions to describe behaviour of certain models, for example, oscillations and growth phenomenon.
  • In addition, the student should have acqired learning technique that simplifies further mathematical studies.

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

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Recommended prerequisites

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J. Månsson & P. Nordbeck, Endimensionell analys, kap 1-8.
Matematikcentrum LTH, Övningar i endimensionell analys, kap. 1-8.

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


  • TEN1 - Examination, 4,5 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.

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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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 SF1659

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Education cycle

First cycle

Add-on studies

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