Calculus 1

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Doel vak

At the end of this course the student is able to
a) calculate limits, using several methods like l'Hopitals rule or the
squeeze theorem
b) calculate derivatives and to find local extreme values
c) calculate integrals, using several methods like the substitution
method, integration by parts, partial fraction expansion
d) verify if a function is continuous, differentiable,
e) calulate and apply a Taylor polynomial
f) formulate and apply several important theorems for continuous and/or
differentiable functions, like the Intermediate Value Theorem, the Mean
Value Theorem and the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus

Inhoud vak

Real functions of one variable. Topics that will be treated are:
1) Preliminaries, Real functions, Trigonometric functions
2) Limits, Continuity, Intermediate Value Theorem
3) Transcendental Functions, Inverse Functions
4) Differentiation, Chain Rule, Mean Value Theorem
5) Applications of Differentiation, Extreme Values, l'Hôpital's Rule,
Taylor Polynomial
6) Integration, Fundamental Theorem of Calculus, Improper Integrals


Lectures (3x per week) and tutorials (2x per week)


Midterm exam and Final exam. More details can be found in the manual on


Adams en Essex, Calculus: A Complete Course, 9th edition, Pearson 2018,
ISBN-10: 0134154363 • ISBN-13: 9780134154367.


1 BA

Overige informatie

Participation in the working classes is compulsory! Detailed rules will
be announced in the manual on Canvas.

Algemene informatie

Vakcode X_400635
Studiepunten 6 EC
Periode P1
Vakniveau 100
Onderwijstaal Engels
Faculteit Faculteit der Bètawetenschappen
Vakcoördinator dr. ir. R.F. Swarttouw
Examinator dr. ir. R.F. Swarttouw
Docenten dr. ir. R.F. Swarttouw
dr. O. Fabert

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