151-0040-01L  Engineering Tool I: Computer-Based Mathematics

SemesterSpring Semester 2017
LecturersS. P. Kaufmann, J. Dual
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman
CommentThe Engineering Tool course is for MAVT-Bachelor students only.

AbstractIntroduction to computer-based mathematics using Mathematica
ObjectiveBasics of computer-based mathematics with Mathematica.
Content- Basics of computer-based symbolic calculation using Mathematica;
- using the front end: online help, entering mathematical expressions, numerical calculations;
- symbolic calculations: polynomials, equations, calculus, graphics, animations, lists, programming graphics;
- how does Mathematica work;
- basic programming techniques, literature.
Lecture notesSee "Lerning materials"
LiteratureStephan Kaufmann: "A Crash Course in Mathematica", Birkhäuser Verlag, Basel, 1999 (ISBN 3-7643-6127-1)
Prerequisites / NoticeBlock course in the first week of the semester.