Course: Calculus I

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Course title Calculus I
Course code UMB/CV564
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course not specified
Year of study not specified
Frequency of the course In each academic year, in the winter semester.
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 6
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Křivan Vlastimil, prof. RNDr. CSc.
  • Kalová Jana, doc. RNDr. Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Numbers: Natural numbers, Peano axioms, rational numbers, real and complex numbers 2. Mappings: countable and uncountable sets, supremum and infimum 3. Functions: Review of elementary functions, powers, power function, operations with functions, inverse functions, inverse trigonometric functions 4. Limits: One-sided limits, Tangent Lines and Rates of Change, Limit Properties, Computing Limits, Limits Involving Infinity 5. Continuity: Definition, One-sided continuity, Upper and Lower Bound Theorem, Bolzano theorem 6. Derivatives: Definition, Interpretation of the Derivative, Differential 7. Differentiation Formulas: Product and Quotient Rule, Derivatives of elementary functions, Chain Rule, Implicit Differentiation, Higher Order Derivatives 8. Applications of Derivatives: Critical Points, Minimum and Maximum Values, Increasing and Decreasing Functions, Inflection points, Concavity, the Second Derivative Test) 9. Mean Value Theorem, Optimization Problems, L'Hospital's Rule and Indeterminate Forms, Linear Approximations, Newton's Method

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing)
  • Class attendance - 56 hours per semester
  • Preparation for classes - 112 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
To develop basic concepts of differential calculus.
Students will learn basics of differential calculus of single variable.
Level at the state high school exam in mathematics is expected.

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance assessment

1. Regular attendance during lectures and labs 2. Score at least 50% from tests written during the course 3. Score at least 50% from homeworks
Recommended literature
  • J. Kopáček. Matematická analýza nejen pro fyziky I. MATFYZPRESS, 2004. ISBN 80-86732-25-8.
  • V. Jarník. Diferenciální počet I. Academia Praha, 1984.
  • V. Křivan. Přednášky z matematické analýzy I.. 2018.

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