Main field(s) of study and in-depth level:
Explanation of codes
The code indicates the education cycle and in-depth level of the course in relation to other courses within the same main field of study according to the requirements for general degrees:
G1N: has only upper-secondary level entry requirements
G1F: has less than 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
G1E: contains specially designed degree project for Higher Education Diploma
G2F: has at least 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
G2E: has at least 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements, contains degree project for Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science
GXX: in-depth level of the course cannot be classified.
A1N: has only first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
A1F: has second-cycle course/s as entry requirements
A1E: contains degree project for Master of Arts/Master of Science (60 credits)
A2E: contains degree project for Master of Arts/Master of Science (120 credits)
AXX: in-depth level of the course cannot be classified.
Fail (U), Pass (3), Pass with credit (4), Pass with distinction (5)
The Faculty Board of Science and Technology
On completion of the course, the student should be able to
account for basic concepts and theorems within the vector calculus;
demonstrate basic calculational ability concerning the concepts in the previous point such as to be able to calculate line and surface integrals and manipulate formulae involving the nabla operator;
account for basic concepts in the theory of infinite series;
demonstrate basic calculational ability concerning the concepts in the previous point such as to be able to use convergence criteria and handle power series.
Vector fields. Cartesian and curvilinear coordinates. The nabla operator. Divergence and rotation. Line integrals. Conservative fields. Divergence free and rotation free fields. Scalar and vector potentials. Surface integrals. Green's, Gauss' and Stokes' theorems. The Laplace operator. The equations of Laplace and Poisson. Physical interpretations. Complex number sequences and series. Convergence. Comparison criteria. The integral criterion. The quotient criterion. Absolute and conditional convergence. Power series and their properties. Applications.
Lessons in large and small groups.
Written examination at the end of the course possibly combined with continuous examination according to instructions delivered at the beginning of the course.
The course may not be included in the same higher education qualification as Calculus of several variables.