401-0164-00L  Multilinear Algebra and Its Applications

SemesterSpring Semester 2021
LecturersA. Cannas da Silva
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish (lecture), German (exercise)
CommentOffered for the last time in the Spring Semester 2021.


401-0164-00 VMultilineare Algebra und ihre Anwendungen (Multilinear Algebra and Its Applications)
online via Zoom, except for the last class on 31 May.
2 hrs
Mon10:15-12:00LFW C 5 »
31.05.10:15-12:00HG E 5 »
A. Cannas da Silva
401-0164-00 UMultilineare Algebra und ihre Anwendungen
Groups are selected in myStudies.
1 hrs
Tue08:45-09:30HCI E 8 »
08:45-09:30HCI F 2 »
A. Cannas da Silva

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AbstractReview of the basic concepts of linear algebra, including vector spaces, linear and multilinear maps. Introduction to tensors and multilinear algebra.
ObjectiveThe goal of this course is to introduce the student to tensors, multilinear algebra and its applications.
ContentReview of linear algebra with emphasis on vector spaces
and linear and multilinear transformations.
Tensors of first and second order
Higher order tensors.
Multilinear maps and tensor products of vector spaces
Applications of tensors.

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 Materials Science 2017; Version 28.01.2020 (Examination Block 4)
Bachelor's Programme in Materials Science 2015; Version 22.08.2017 (Examination Block 4)
ECTS credits3 credits
ExaminersA. Cannas da Silva
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 aidsEine Zusammenfassung der Vorlesung auf bis zu 20 Seiten (=10 Blätter A4). Wörterbuch für Fremdsprachige. Keine Taschenrechner und keine anderen Hilfsmittel sind zugelassen.
If the course unit is part of an examination block, the credits are allocated for the successful completion of the whole block.
This information can be updated until the beginning of the semester; information on the examination timetable is binding.

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401-0164-00 UMultilineare Algebra und ihre Anwendungen
Tue08:45-09:30HCI F 2 »
Tue08:45-09:30HCI E 8 »


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Materials Science BachelorExamination Block 4OInformation