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Mathematics 1

Module name (EN): Mathematics 1
Degree programme: Mechanical and Process Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019
Module code: MAB_19_A_1.04.MA1
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 4V (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 5
Semester: 1
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written exam 120 min.

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Curricular relevance:
MAB_19_A_1.04.MA1 Mechanical and Process Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019, semester 1, mandatory course
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 150 hours (equivalent to 5 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 105 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
MAB_19_A_2.04.MA2 Mathematics 2
MAB_19_A_4.02.WFL Heat Transfer and Fluid Mechanics
MAB_19_M_5.17.AUM Automation Technology in Mechanical Engineering
MAB_19_V_5.16.AUV Automation Technology in Process Engineering

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Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Marco Günther
Dipl.-Math. Christian Leger

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Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will have a basic technical and methodological command of mathematics in order to understand engineering methods.
They will be familiar with vector calculus and its applications to problems in geometry and mechanics. They will be able to carry out simple calculations using the methods of linear algebra and analysis with regard to applications in mechanical engineering/process technology. Students will be able to solve simple mathematical problems using a software tool.

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Module content:
Vector calculus, linear systems of equations, matrices, differential- integral calculus with a variable, Taylor series, curves, introduction to a mathematical software tool like Octave/Matlab, wxMaxima

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Teaching methods/Media:
Lecture, tutorials, exercises;
Blackboard, handouts, transparencies, examples, exercises

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Recommended or required reading:
H.-J. Bartsch: Taschenbuch mathematischer Formeln für Ingenieure und Naturwissenschaftler
L. Papula: Mathematik für Ingenieure und Naturwissenschaftler, Band 1+2
W.Preuß, G.Wenisch: Mathematik 1
J.Koch, M.Stämpfle: Mathematik für das Ingenieurstudium

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