37258 - Calculus

Course Unit Page

Academic Year 2018/2019

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course, the successful student has the ability to apply the methods of differential and integral calculus, to plot the graph of functions, and to find and classify critical points of functions of two variables.

Course contents

Functions of a real variable. Limits. Continuos functions. Differential and integral calculus for functions of one real variable. Sequences and series. Differential calculus for functions of two variables.

Readings/Bibliography

Calculus, Early Transcendentals, [https://www.cengage.co.uk/books/9781305272378/]International Metric Edition, 8th Edition, James Stewart [https://www.cengage.co.uk/author/james-stewart], 2016, Cengage Learning, ISBN: 9781305272378


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Teaching methods

Lectures, also with the help of the app. "Acadly" aimed to stimulate student interactions and experiment some flipped classrooms experiences. 

(the first lesson will be devoted to introducing the program of the course and the teaching methods)

Assessment methods

Written examination

Teaching tools

Slides, blackboard and the app "Acadly" (see teaching methods)

Office hours

See the website of Mirko Degli Esposti