Course syllabus

Datorer och datoranvändning
Computer Introduction

EDA070, 3 credits, G1 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2016/17
Decided by: Education Board A
Date of Decision: 2016-04-05

General Information

Main field: Technology.
Compulsory for: D1
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


Computer science and engineering is a broad area where many techniques and tools are used. The course gives the students an opportunity to use some of them, especially those that are used later during their studies.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must


Practical use of computers, operating systems; computer history, the parts of a computer and how a computer works, low-level programming; typesetting with LaTeX; Internet and the WWW; introduction to Matlab.

Examination details

Grading scale: UG
Assessment: To qualify for a passing grade, the students must have completed the compulsory laboratory exercises.


The number of participants is limited to: No

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Roger Henriksson,
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