SF2717 Mathematics, Advanced Course 6.0 credits

Matematik, fördjupning

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Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

Mathematics as a logical system. The number system, especially Peano's axioms for the natural numbers and Dedekinds construction of the real numbers. Cardinality. Basic set theory. Groups, rings, fields, linear spaces. Metric spaces, convergence, continuity, compactness, connections. Contractions and fix point theorems with applications. Analysis, in particular in R and Rⁿ: The definition of the elementary functions and the derivation of their properties. Advanced study of differential and integral calculus. The concept of area and volume.

An independent work within an area from the current mathematical literature.

Intended learning outcomes *

After the course the student should be able to

  • explain basic concepts and theorems within the parts of algebra and analysis described by the content of the course,
  • apply concepts, theorems and methods to solve and present the solutions of problems within the parts of algebra and analysis described by the content of the course,
  • Explain and summarize results from the current mathematics literature.

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

Completed basic course SF1626 Calculus in Several Variable and SF1662 Discrete Mathematics.

Recommended prerequisites

SF1633 Differential Equations I or similar. 

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Literature

Announced no later than 4 weeks before the start of the course on the course web page.

Examination and completion

Grading scale *

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

Examination *

  • TEN1 - Examination, 6.0 credits, Grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

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An exam which may be replaced, in part och fully, by examination determined in consultation between the teacher and the students.

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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

Kristian Bjerklöv

Further information

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Offered by

SCI/Mathematics

Main field of study *

Mathematics

Education cycle *

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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Contact

Kristian Bjerklöv (bjerklov@kth.se)

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.