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Course description

Competencies and objectives


Course context for academic year 2019-20

The contribution of the course of Mathematics I to the professional profile of the title is based on the following aspects:


-  The course of  Mathematics I belongs to the part of the core courses of first year, which has as main objective to develop the capacity of solving simple math problems that may arise in engineering. This basic character of the subject gives a key role in training future engineers.


-  The course of  Mathematics I is directly related to the vast majority of the subjects of the degree.




Course content (verified by ANECA in official undergraduate and Master’s degrees)

UA Basic Transversal Competences

  • CT7 : Capacity for oral and written exposition.
  • CT8 : Capacity to plan tasks and commit oneself to satisfying goals and deadlines.
  • CT9 : Capacity for group work.


Specific Competences:>>Basic

  • B1 : Capacity to solve any mathematical problems that may arise in engineering. Ability to apply knowledge of: linear algebra, geometry, differential geometry, differential and integral calculus, differential equations and partial derivatives, numerical methods, numerical algorithms, statistics and optimisation.


Basic Transversal Competences

  • CT1 : Students should show they possess and understand knowledge in a field of study that continues from general secondary education and is usually found at a level which, although supported by advanced textbooks, also includes certain aspects that involve knowledge arising from the cutting edge of their field of study.


Specific Competences: >> Competences Common to the Telecommunications Branch

  • C3 : Capacity to use computer tools to find bibliographic resources and information related to telecommunications and electronics.




Learning outcomes (Training objectives)

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Specific objectives stated by the academic staff for academic year 2019-20

1) Understand the theoretical and practical concepts related to functions of several variables: limits, continuity, partial derivatives, differentiability, chain rule, directional derivative, gradients and related ends, the basic concepts associated with multiple integration: iterated integral, area, volume, polar coordinates, triple integrals, cylindrical and spherical coordinates, change of variable; know how to manage different types of differential equations: separable variables, homogeneous, reducible to homogeneous, linear, Bernoulli, Ricati, exact differentials, integrating factors, Lagrange , Clairut. 2) Ability to solve basic math problems with initiative and skill, which allows small to address specific problems to the specialty applied successfully using mathematical tools learned.




Code: 20009
Lecturer responsible:
Credits ECTS: 6,00
Theoretical credits: 0,00
Practical credits: 2,40
Distance-base hours: 3,60

Departments involved

    Theoretical credits: 0
    Practical credits: 2,4
    This Dept. is responsible for the course.
    This Dept. is responsible for the final mark record.

Study programmes where this course is taught