Basics of Mathematical Software
Structure Type:  Course 
Code:  IKTP0307 
Type:  Compulsory 

Level:  Bachelor 
Credits:  2.0 points 
Responsible Teacher:  Makkonen, Matti 

Language of Instruction:  Finnish 
Course Implementations, Planned Year of Study and Semester
Curriculum  Semester  Credits  Start of Semester  End of Semester 
IKT2010 
2 autumn 
2.0 
20110822 
20111223 
IKT2010V 
2 autumn 
2.0 
20110822 
20111223 
IKT2011 
2 autumn 
2.0 
20120824 
20121218 
IKT2011V 
2 autumn 
2.0 
20120824 
20121218 
IKT2012 
2 autumn 
2.0 


IKT2012V 
2 autumn 
2.0 


IKT2013 
2 autumn 
2.0 


KT2014 
2 autumn 
2.0 


KT2015 
2 spring 
2.0 


KT2016 
2 autumn 
2.0 


KT2017 
2 autumn 
2.0 


Learning Outcomes
Technical calculations today are almost completely carried out with the help of computers. therefore, an engineer has to be able to use different mathematical software. In this course the student will learn to use MathCad system to solve tecnicalmathematical problems. This program can be used both for numerical and symbloical calculations. After the coarse the student is able to use MathCad for solving mathematical problems in engineering.
Student's Workload
Total work load of the course: 56 h
 of which scheduled studies: 28 h
 of which autonomous studies: 28 h
The assessment of studentâ€™s own learning 1 h is included in contact lessons.
Contents
Short overview tomathematical software. mathCad basic operations, functions and graphs, units, vectors, curve fitting, solving equations and systems of equations, symbolic calculation. Applications on the field of engineering.
Recommended or Required Reading
Moodle lecturing material
Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Lectures and handson exercises.
Assessment Criteria
5: The student is able to utilise the methods learnt during the study unit independently and is able apply the learnt knowledge in new contexts.
3: The student is able to utilise the methods learnt during the study unit independently.
1: The student is able, with guidance, to utilise the methods learnt during the study unit.
Assessment Methods
Examination, classroom exercises and home exercises
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