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Mathematics for Chemists 2 and Exercises in Mathematics for Chemists 2 (SS 2011)

Grading system

The final grade will be between 1 (best) and 5 (worst) according to this scale:

  • at least 90 points: grade 1
  • 76 - 89 points: grade 2
  • 63 - 75 points: grade 3
  • 50 - 62 points: grade 4
  • less than 50 points: grade 5 (failed)

For the lecture, the best of:

  • Written final exam
  • Written final exam (65%) and written midterm exam (35%)

For the exercises, the best of:

  • Written final exam
  • Written final exam (50%), written midterm exam (26%), twelve written assignments (24%)
  • Prerequisite: to solve at least two exercises in the blackboard, one in each half of the course.

All the exams consist of theory and exercises.

Resources

Notes and assignments will be available shortly after each lecture here (see below).

Bibliography:

Personal support:

  • Weekly tutorials with Mathias Dankl (mathias.dankl@gmx.net) on Thursdays at 8:30 - 10:00 in room T111.
  • There are no office hours. Feel free to contact any of the lecturers to make an appointment. Questions by email are welcome.

Course schedule

The schedule can be found in KUSSS.

A tentative table of contents. If you have problems opening the files, try right-click and “save as…”

  1. Integral calculus I - Indefinite and definite integrals - slides , exercises (due on 15.03.2011)
  2. Integral calculus II - Integration techniques: by parts, substitution - slides , exercises (due on 22.03.2011)
  3. Several variables I - Functions of several variables, partial derivatives, differentials, gradients, directional derivatives - slides , exercises (due on 29.03.2011)
  4. Several variables II - Chain rule for several variables, extremum and critical points, optimization - slides , exercises (due on 05.04.2011)
  5. Several variables III - Optimization, Lagrange multipliers, parametric curves - slides , exercises (due on 12.04.2011)
  6. Several variables IV - Line integrals, multiple integrals - slides , exercises (due on 03.05.2011)
  7. Linear algebra I - Vector spaces, bases, linear maps - slides , exercises (due on 10.05.2011)
  8. Linear algebra II - Matrices - slides , exercises (due on 17.05.2011)
  9. Linear algebra III - Matrix classification, Inverse, Determinants, Eigenvalues - slides, exercises (due on 24.05.2011)
  10. Differential equations I - slides , exercises (due on 31.05.2011)
  11. Differential equations II - slides , exercises (due on 07.06.2011)
  12. Differential equations III - slides , exercises(due on 21.06.2011)
  13. Differential equations IV - slides , exercises (due on 21.06.2011), Harmonic oscillator on Wikipedia, Resonance on Wikipedia
  14. Fourier analysis - slides (no exercises) interactive examples of Fourier transforms

Results

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