MAI430 Fundamentals of Scientific Research

Code MAI430
Name Fundamentals of Scientific Research
Status Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice
Level and type Post-graduate Studies, Academic
Field of study Mechanics, Mechanical Engineering, Machine Building
Academic staff Artis Kromanis, Ēvalds Prīmanis
Credit points 2.0 (3.0 ECTS)
Parts 1
Annotation Significance of research work. History of science. Planning of tests. Full factorial tests. Methods for tests. Mathematical simulation, data processing..
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
Give possibility to study the analysis and synthesis of the scientific research work. Tasks: Scientific classification studies, the experimental modeling, approximation type selection, the regression analysis studies, the experimental results of a graphic display, the application of the invention composition, execution of scientific work. Ensure study results and thus the necessary skills and competence acquisition.
Learning outcomes
and assessment
Knowledge which can help to formulate the main research framework. - Test types: home work (task, paper, other work). Test. Criteria: able to define key terms and research framework.
Able to explain the most important scientific research of theoretical foundations - Test types: home work (paper); practical work, test. Criteria: able to make optimal use of experimental research plan.
Able to make and briefly describe some scientific research work. - Test types: home work (paper); practical work , test. Criteria: able to describe scientific research results.
Course prerequisites Mathematics, patent doctrine, equipment history

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