401-0141-00L  Linear Algebra

SemesterAutumn Semester 2017
LecturersM. Auer
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman


401-0141-00 VLineare Algebra3 hrs
Wed13:45-16:30HCI G 7 »
M. Auer
401-0141-00 ULineare Algebra
Übungen Mi 12-13 oder Mi 13-14 gemäss Gruppeneinteilung.

Zusätzlich wird eine Zentralpräsenz angeboten:
Do 17-20 im HG E 41
Fr 17-20 im HG E 41
(ab der zweiten Semesterwoche)
1 hrs
Wed11:45-12:30HCI D 4 »
11:45-12:30HCI E 8 »
11:45-12:30HCI F 2 »
11:45-12:30HIL B 21 »
11:45-12:30HIL E 10.1 »
11:45-12:30HIL F 10.3 »
11:45-12:30HIT F 12 »
12:45-13:30HCI D 4 »
12:45-13:30HCI E 8 »
12:45-13:30HCI F 2 »
12:45-13:30HIL B 21 »
12:45-13:30HIL E 10.1 »
12:45-13:30HIL F 10.3 »
12:45-13:30HIT F 12 »
M. Auer

Catalogue data

AbstractIntroduction to Linear Algebra
ObjectiveTo acquire basic knowledge of Linear Algebra and Numerical Methods. Enhanced capability for abstract and algorithmic thinking based on mathematical concepts and models. Ability to select appropriate numerical linear algebra methods, to apply them properly and to implement them efficiently in MATLAB.
Content1 Introduction, calculations using MATLAB
2 Linear systems I
3 Linear systems II
4 Scalar- & vektorproduct
5 Basics of matrix algebra
6 Linear maps
7 Orthogonal maps
8 Trace & determinant
9 General vectorspaces
10 Metric & scalarproducts
11 Basis, basistransform & similar matrices
12 Eigenvalues & eigenvectors
13 Spectral theorem & diagonalisation
14 Repetition
Lecture notesMore information on: Link
LiteratureK. Nipp, D. Stoffer, Lineare Algebra, VdF Hochschulverlag ETH

G. Strang, Lineare Algebra, Springer

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
In examination block forBachelor's Degree Programme in Civil Engineering 2014; Version 01.08.2016 (Examination Block)
Bachelor's Degree Programme in Environmental Engineering 2010; Version 07.03.2018 (Examination Block)
Bachelor's Degree Programme in Geomatic Engineering and Planning 2010; Version 27.02.2018 (Examination Block)
Bachelor's Programme in Civil Engineering 2010; Version 20.08.2013 (Examination Block)
Bachelor's Programme in Environmental Engineering 2010; Version 29.10.2013 (Examination Block)
ECTS credits5 credits
ExaminersM. Auer
Typesession examination
Language of examinationGerman
RepetitionThe performance assessment is offered every session. Repetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.
Mode of examinationwritten 120 minutes
Written aids20 Seiten A4 eigenhaendig handschriftlich (!) verfasste Zusammenfassung, nicht ausgedruckt, nicht kopiert. Sonst keine Hilfsmittel zugelassen.
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