Computer aided mathematics

Structure Type: Course
Code: KC23AK10057
Type: Compulsory
Level: Bachelor
Credits: 3.0 points
Responsible Teacher: Mikkonen, Pasi
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Course Implementations, Planned Year of Study and Semester

Curriculum  Semester  Credits  Start of Semester  End of Semester
KOTU-2013AUTO   2 autumn   3.0   2014-09-01   2014-12-31  
KOTU-2013KOTU   2 autumn   3.0   2014-09-01   2014-12-31  
KOTU-2014AUTO   2 autumn   3.0   2015-08-01   2015-12-31  
KOTU-2014KOTU   2 autumn   3.0   2015-08-01   2015-12-31  

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, students will
- understand the mathematical functions in the Excel programme.
- understand the basics of the Matlab programme.
- be able to applying the above-mentioned methods in their Professional Studies and practical problems in the working world.

Student's Workload

Total work load of the course: 80 h
- of which scheduled studies: 48 h
- of which autonomous studies: 32 h

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

No previous studies are required.


- Statistical indicators
- Graphic presentations
- Regressions
- Solvers
- Optimization
- Basics of the Matlab programme
- Matlab programming

Recommended or Required Reading

To be announced at the beginning of the course.

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

- Lectures and computer exercises 48 h
- Independent study

Assessment Criteria

excellent (5): student can use matlab and excel excellently
good (3-4): student can use matlab and excel well
satisfactory (1-2): student knows the basics of matlab and excel

Assessment Methods

Final exam