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CODE 105937
ACADEMIC YEAR 2023/2024
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR MAT/03
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
  • LA SPEZIA
SEMESTER 1° Semester
MODULES Questo insegnamento è un modulo di:
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

The course provides an introduction to linear algebra and analytic geometry, with particular focus on matrix computations, on vector spaces and on solving linear systems and analitical geometry problems in 2 and 3 dimensions

AIMS AND CONTENT

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course  will give to the students basic tools of linear algebra and analytic geometry. A goal of the course is to train the student to follow logical deductive arguments, and to use the proper formal language. The student will learn to solve some linear algebra problems, that generally occur as intermediate steps in the solution of more complex mathematical models for engineering problems

PREREQUISITES

Elementary knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, trigonometry, set theory.

TEACHING METHODS

Frontal Lectures (52 hours)

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Sets and maps. Complex numbers and polynomials. Linear systems and gaussian elimination. Matrices, determinants, rank. Vector spaces. Vectors in geometry. Subspaces, bases, dimension. Linear maps. Matrices related to a linear map. Eigenvalues, eigenvectors. The diagonal form of a matrix. Quadratic forms. Systems of cartesian coordinates, linear changes of coordinates. Points, lines and planes: cartesian and parametric equations, parallelism, angles, distances, orthogonal projections. Conics.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

  • Lecture notes (Perelli-Catalisano) (see http://www.diptem.unige.it/catalisano/ )
  • E.Carlini, M.V.Catalisano, F.Odetti, A.Oneto, M.E.Serpico, GEOMETRIA PER INGEGNERIA - Una raccolta di temi d'esame risolti, ProgettoLeonardo - Editore Esculapio (Bologna), 2011.
  • S.Greco, P.Valabrega, Algebra lineare, Levrotto & Bella, 2009.
  • S.Greco, P.Valabrega, Geometria analitica, Levrotto & Bella, 2009.
  • Odetti-Raimondo – Elementi di algebra lineare e geometria analitica – ECIG, 2002.

Web site:

http://www.diptem.unige.it/catalisano/default.htm

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

MARIA VIRGINIA CATALISANO (President)

SERGIO DE MICHELI

VALENTINA BERTELLA (President Substitute)

LESSONS

Class schedule

The timetable for this course is available here: Portale EasyAcademy

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

The examination consists of a written part and an oral discussion. The written part is made up  of 10 questions that cover all the material of the course.

The use of notes, books, or electronic devices  is forbidden.

 

ASSESSMENT METHODS

The questions of the written part will verify both the operational skills through problem solving and the learning of the theory, such as definitions and theorems. During the oral test there will be a discussion about the written part and two to three additional questions.

Exam schedule

Data Ora Luogo Degree type Note
17/01/2024 09:00 LA SPEZIA Scritto + Orale
01/02/2024 09:00 LA SPEZIA Scritto + Orale
05/06/2024 09:00 LA SPEZIA Scritto + Orale
25/06/2024 09:00 LA SPEZIA Scritto + Orale
12/09/2024 09:00 LA SPEZIA Scritto + Orale