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

Semester | Spring Semester 2017 |

Lecturers | S. P. Kaufmann, J. Dual |

Periodicity | yearly recurring course |

Language of instruction | German |

Comment | The Engineering Tool course is for MAVT-Bachelor students only. |

Abstract | Introduction to computer-based mathematics using Mathematica |

Objective | Basics 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 notes | See "Lerning materials" |

Literature | Stephan Kaufmann: "A Crash Course in Mathematica", Birkhäuser Verlag, Basel, 1999 (ISBN 3-7643-6127-1) |

Prerequisites / Notice | Block course in the first week of the semester. |