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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.

Catalogue data

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.

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits0.4 credits
ExaminersS. P. Kaufmann, J. Dual
Typeungraded semester performance
Language of examinationGerman
RepetitionRepetition only possible after re-enrolling for the course unit.

Learning materials

Main linkInformation
Only public learning materials are listed.


151-0040-01 KIngenieur-Tool I: Rechnergestützte Mathematik Special students and auditors need a special permission from the lecturers.
Blockkurs in der ersten Semesterwoche:
- Vorlesung im HCI G 3 mit Videoübertragung im G 7
- Vorlesung im HG F 1 mit Videoübertragung im HG F 3
12s hrs
20.02.14-18HCI G 3 »
14-18HCI G 7 »
21.02.14-18HCI G 3 »
14-18HCI G 7 »
24.02.13-17HG F 1 »
13-17HG F 3 »
S. P. Kaufmann, J. Dual


No information on groups available.


General : Special students and auditors need a special permission from the lecturers
PriorityRegistration for the course unit is only possible for the primary target group
Primary target groupMechanical Engineering BSc (152000) starting semester 02

Offered in

Mechanical Engineering BachelorEngineering Tool IOInformation