MATH131 Linear Algebra

Credits (ECTS):5

Course responsible:Bjørn Fredrik Nielsen

Campus / Online:Taught campus Ås

Teaching language:Norsk

Course frequency:Annually

Nominal workload:Theory: 65 hours. Exercises: 60 hours.

Teaching and exam period:This course starts in Autumn parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in Autumn parallel, .

About this course

Linear algebra (joint with MATH113): Systems of linear equations, Gauss elimination, inverse matrices, determinants, bases, eigenvalues and eigenvectors

Learning outcome

Students are to

  1. acquire basic ideas and theorems of the theory
  2. master the standard methods in linear algebra
  3. be able to use this knowledge and these skills when solving simple applied problems.
  • The teaching consists of lectures, calculation exercises and weekly practice examples
  • An assistant teacher is present during all the exercise lessons. The students can either contact the teacher in his office, by telephone or by e-mail.
  • MATH100
  • Written examination: 3.5 hours
  • The external and internal examiner jointly prepare the exam questions and the correction manual. The external examiner reviews the internal examiner's examination results by correcting a random sample of candidate's exams as a calibration according to the Department's guidelines for examination markings.
  • None
  • Lectures: 4 hours pr. week (first half of the fall semester). Exercises: 2 hours pr. week (first half of the fall semester)
  • MATH113 or MATH130: 5 credits (ie, the student receives no credit for this course)
  • Letter grades
  • Special requirements in Science