401-0281-00L  Mathematics I

SemesterAutumn Semester 2021
LecturersL. Kobel-Keller
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman
CommentOnly for Human Medicine BSc.


AbstractIntroduction of mathematics as the universal language for scientific facts:
The lecture aims on one hand at learning and exercising the mathematical trade and in the other hand at applying the learnt concept to medical, biological, chemical and mechanical problems.
ObjectiveSimple and complex facts can be described and analysed using mathematical tools.
Introduction to calculus in one dimension.
Used concepts: the notion of a function, of the derivative and the integral, the idea of a differential equation, complex numbers, Taylor polynomials and Taylor series.
Applications e.g. to prognoses, modeling action and dosage of drugs or tumor growth.
ContentFunctions of one variable: the notion of a function, of the derivative, the idea of a differential equation, complex numbers, Taylor polynomials and Taylor series. The integral of a function of one variable.
LiteratureG. B. Thomas, M. D. Weir, J. Hass: Analysis 1, Lehr- und Übungsbuch, Pearson-Verlag
further reading suggestions will be indicated during the lecture
CompetenciesCompetencies
Subject-specific CompetenciesConcepts and Theoriesassessed
Techniques and Technologiesassessed
Method-specific CompetenciesAnalytical Competenciesassessed
Decision-makingfostered
Media and Digital Technologiesfostered
Problem-solvingassessed
Project Managementfostered
Social CompetenciesCommunicationfostered
Cooperation and Teamworkfostered
Customer Orientationfostered
Leadership and Responsibilityfostered
Self-presentation and Social Influence fostered
Sensitivity to Diversityfostered
Negotiationfostered
Personal CompetenciesAdaptability and Flexibilityfostered
Creative Thinkingassessed
Critical Thinkingassessed
Integrity and Work Ethicsassessed
Self-awareness and Self-reflection assessed
Self-direction and Self-management assessed