MMP101 Fundamentals of Computer Science

Code MMP101
Name Fundamentals of Computer Science
Status Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice
Level and type Undergraduate Studies, Academic
Field of study Computer Science
Academic staff Vladislavs Jevstigņejevs, Raisa Smirnova, Svetlana Sokolova, Olga Kononova, Marina Uhanova, Jeļena Jevsjukova, Gaļina Harjkova, Lāsma Lēruma
Credit points 3.0 (4.5 ECTS)
Parts 1
Annotation Solving the mechanical engineering tasks using MathCad software. Simple operations and calculations. Function analysis: roots, extremes, increasing and decreasing intervals, intersection points. Solving linear and nonlinear equations and systems of equations. Operations with matrixes. Data processing: interpolation, extrapolation, and approximation. Symbolic operations. Solving differential equations..
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
The goal of the course is to provide students with the skills required to solve mechanical engineering tasks using MathCad software. The objective of the course is to provide students with the competence to choose proper MathCad operators and to estimate validity of the obtained results
Learning outcomes
and assessment
Student can perform function analysis - Test work
Student can perform data processing - Test work
Student can solve differential equations - Test work
Student can apply MathCad software for mechanical engineering tasks - Examination test
Course prerequisites Informatics at the secondary school level

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