Energy, Mobility and Environmental Management

Introduction to Applied Mathematics & Statistics

Integrated course, 4.00 ECTS


Course content

This integrated course covers the mathematical and statistical methods necessary for solving typical tasks relevant to the programme using a practical approach.

Learning outcomes

Functions - derivatives - integrals in the context of scientific model building such as growth models and accelerated movements.
Working with angular functions in physical and geodetic models.
Solve equations with special functions like exp and ln.
Finding functions with support points. Interpolation problems

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

Books: Mortimer: Chemie, Thieme Verlag; Atkins: Chemie einfach Alles, VCH –Verlag; Gumm/Sommer: Einführung in die Informatik, Oldenbourg Verlag; Vonhoegen: Excel 2016 - Der umfassende Ratgeber, Vierfarben; Timischl/Kaiser: Ingenieur-Mathematik, E. Dorner; Langemann/Sommer: So einfach ist Mathematik, Springer Spektrum; Rießinger: Mathematik für Ingenieure, Springer; Rooch: Statistik für Ingenieure; Springer Spektrum; Kreyszig: Advanced Engineering Mathematics, Wiley; Wagner/Reischl/Steiner: Einführung in die Physik, facultas.wuv

Mode of delivery

2 ECTS lectures, 1 ECTS exercises

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Secondary school leaving level

Assessment methods and criteria

final exam