Course syllabus

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Calculus in Several Variables

FMA430, 6 credits, G1 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2015/16
Decided by: Education Board B
Date of Decision: 2015-04-16

General Information

Main field: Technology.
Compulsory for: B2, BI2, BME2, C2, D2, E1, F1, I1, K2, L2, M1, MD1, N2, V2, W2
Elective for: IBYA3, IBYV3, IDA3, IEA3
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


The course aims at giving a basic treatment of calculus in several variables. Particular emphasis is given to the role this plays in applications in different subjects of technology, in order to give the future engineer a good foundation for further studies in mathematics as well as other subjects. The aim is furthermore to develop the student's ability to solve problems and to assimilate mathematical text.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must



Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must




Examination details

Grading scale: TH
Assessment: Written test comprising theory and problem solving. Computer work.

Code: 0108. Name: Calculus in Several Variables.
Credits: 6. Grading scale: TH.
Code: 0208. Name: Computer work.
Credits: 0. Grading scale: UG.


Required prior knowledge: Single variable calculus, e g one of the courses FMAA01, FMAA05, FMA415 or FMA645, and linear algebra, e g one of the courses FMA420, FMA656 or FMAA20.
The number of participants is limited to: No
The course overlaps following course/s: FMA025, FMA435

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Studierektor Anders Holst,
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