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300628 VO Mathematics for Molecular Biologists (2016W)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie


Language: German

Examination dates



jeweils Mo. 14:15 - 16:15 Uhr
Beginn: 10.10.2016
Carl Auer von Welsbach-Hörsaal der Fakultät für Chemie,
Boltzmanngasse 1, 1090 Wien
Weitere Infos: http://www.mdy.univie.ac.at/lehre/mathe


Aims, contents and method of the course

Algebra of complex numbers (addition, multiplication, powers, roots; polar and cartesisian representation, Euler's formula).
Functions, continuity, limits, differentiation, curve sketching.
Basic techniques of integration (partial integration, substitution), definite and indefinite integrals, fundamental theorem of calculus, improper integrals.
Selected topics from calculus: Taylor and MacLaurin series, manipulation of power series.
Partial differentiation, determination of critical points for functions of two variables.
First order differential equations (separable and linear, inhomogeneous differential equations of first order).
Linear differential equations of second order with constant coefficients.
Some topics about vectors and matrices.

Assessment and permitted materials

Written exam

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

At the end of the course all students should have a command of mathematics commensurable with average Austrian high school standards. In addition, the course explores selected elements of calculus and linear algebra relevant to chemistry and biology.

Examination topics

"Traditional" lecture

Reading list

See study aids at http://www.mdy.univie.ac.at/lehre/mathe
(German only!)

Association in the course directory

BMB 7, BMG 7, B-BMB 7, B-BMG 7, BAN 6, BBO 8, BOE 11, BPB 11, BZO 11

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