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270231 VU Mathematics for Chemists (2021W)

4.00 ECTS (3.00 SWS), SPL 27 - Chemie
Continuous assessment of course work


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


max. 260 participants
Language: German



The course will be provided in a mixed fashion: Lectures will be provided online, exercises will be done in person in a lecture hall (HS).
There will be 4 groups:
- all groups will start on Friday, 12. November 2021
- group 1, HS 1, Fridays, 10h-12h
- group 2, HS 4, Fridays, 10h-12h
- group 3, HS 2, Fridays, 8h-10h
- group 4, HS 2, Fridays, 10h-12h

You will be attributed to one of the groups at an yet undefined time between 4.11. and 11.11.2021

There will be 2 Tests:
- Wednesday, 15.12.2021, 13:00-14:00
- Monday, 31.01.2022, 11:00-12:00


Aims, contents and method of the course

Aim of the course is the consolidation of the educational background as well as the introduction into basic concepts and methods used in science, e.g. functions of one and several variables, differentiation, partial differentiation, integration, line and multiple integrals and differential equations.

Assessment and permitted materials

2 tests, homework, participation

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

- Compulsory attendance (at the moment for the in-person exercises)
- Calculate exercises at home
- Tick the actually calculated exercise examples in a list (Kreuzerlübung) on moodle until Thursday 20:00 before the corresponding exercise day.
- Ticked too late => no points
- You must be able to present the ticked examples on the blackboard in the exercise. If not, all points will be deducted for the corresponding exercise day. However, you will be given assistance in presenting them on the blackboard.
- In case of excused absence, the calculated examples must be photographed (.jpg, .png) until Thursday 20:00 before the corresponding exercise day and the pictures must be uploaded on moodle or sent by mail to tutor*in.
- Unexcused absence => exclusion from the course
- Students who do not appear in the first unit will be automatically deregistered.
- Deregistration at a later date is only possible in justified exceptional cases.

At least 50% of the maximum achievable points of the tests,
at least 50% of the maximum achievable points of the homeworks
must be achieved.

The final grade is composed of:
Test (50%), Homework (50%), and Collaboration (may change grade by one degree, if total score is close to a grade threshold).

Grade Scale:
87 - 100 % 1
75 - 86,99 % 2
63 - 74,99 % 3
50 - 62,99 % 4
0 - 49,99 % 5

Examination topics

Techniques presented in lectures and practical exercises.

Reading list

Given in Moodle.

Association in the course directory

BA CH 05

Last modified: Th 23.09.2021 11:11