SF1672 Linear Algebra 7.5 credits

Linjär algebra

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Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

Vectors, matrices, linear equations, Gaussian elimination, vector geometry with dot product and vector product, determinants, vector spaces, linear independence, bases, change of basis, the least-squares method, eigenvalues, eigenvectors, quadratic forms, orthogonality, inner-product space, Gram-Schmidt’s method. Programming and visualization in Matlab.

Intended learning outcomes *

After the course the student should be able to

  • use concepts. theorems and methods to solve and present solutions to problems within the parts described by the course content,
  • read and comprehend mathematical text.

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Literature and preparations

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Basic requirements. 

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Literature

The literature is published on the course webpage no later than four weeks before the course starts.

Examination and completion

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

Examination *

  • LAB1 - Laboratory Sessions, 1.5 credits, Grading scale: P, F
  • TEN1 - Examination, 6.0 credits, Grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

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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

Mats Boij

Further information

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SCI/Mathematics

Main field of study *

Technology

Education cycle *

First cycle

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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.