Syllabus academic year 2008/2009
(Created 2008-07-17.)

Higher education credits: 4,5. Grading scale: TH. Level: G1 (First level). Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish. FMA656 overlap following cours/es: FMA420, FMA421, FMA420 och FMA421. Compulsory for: IBYA1, IBYI1, IBYV1, IDA1, IDL1. Course coordinator: Director of Studies, Lars-Christer Böiers,, Matematik. Assessment: Written test. Home page:

The course aims at giving a basic treatment of linear algebra. Particular emphasis is on the role this plays in applications in different areas of technology, in order to give the future engineer a good foundation for further studies.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

Systems of linear equations. Vectors. Bases and coordinate systems. Equations for lines and planes in space. Scalar product with applications. Vector product with applications. Matrices. Linear transformations. Determinants.

Sparr, G: Linjär algebra. Studentlitteratur. ISBN: 9789144197524.