Lecturer:
Giancarlo Sangalli
Course name: Calculus I (Mathematical analysis I)
Course code: 500115
Degree course: Ingegneria EdileArchitettura
Disciplinary field of science: MAT/05
L'insegnamento costituisce attività di base per: Ingegneria EdileArchitettura
University credits: CFU 6
Course website: http://wwwdimat.unipv.it/sangalli/analisi_matematica_1 .html
Specific course objectives
The aim of this course is to give the base knowledge of differential and integral calculus for univariate real functions, of numerical sequences and series, and of ordinary differential equations.
Course programme
Functions, limits and continuity
Real numbers. Function definition, properties, graph. Invertible functions. Even, odd, periodic functions. Elementary functions. Limits of functions. Continuous functions and their properties. Discontinuities.
Differential calculus
Derivative and primitive of a function; properties and theorems. Indefinite integral.
Applications of derivatives
Taylor approximation. Finding extrema of functions. De l'Hopital rule
Sequences and series
Sequence and limits. Series: definition, properties, and convergence.
Integrals
Definite integral: definition, properties and applications. Theorems of integral calculus. Computing integrals. Improper integrals
Introduction on differential equations
Ordinary differential equations:
a) first order linear
b) first order with separable variable
c) second order linear and with constant coefficients
Course entry requirements
Entry requirements are the ones of the university admission
Course structure and teaching
Lectures (hours/year in lecture theatre): 60
Practical class (hours/year in lecture theatre): 30
Practicals / Workshops (hours/year in lecture theatre): 0
Suggested reading materials
Claudio Canuto e Anita Tabacco. Analisi Matematica I. 3' ed. Springer. 2008.
Testing and exams
The final exam consists in a written test and an oral examination on the course topics
