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Mathematics in Technology 1 (3 cr)

Code: AT00BT68-3034

General information


21.11.2022 - 08.01.2023


09.01.2023 - 31.05.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

3 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching


Faculty of Technology (LAB)


Lappeenranta Campus

Teaching languages

  • Finnish

Degree programmes

  • Bachelor's Degree Programme in Mechanical Engineering
  • Bachelor's Degree Programme in Civil and Construction Engineering, Construction Engineering (2021, 2022, 2023)
  • Bachelor's Degree Programme in Civil and Construction Engineering, Infrastructure Engineering (2022, 2023)


  • Päivi Porras
  • Petteri Karkkulainen

Scheduling groups

  • R1 (Size: 0. Open UAS: 0.)
  • R2 (Size: 0. Open UAS: 0.)



Small groups

  • R1
  • R2

Learning outcomes

Student is able to:
- recognise different polynomial equations, functions, and polynomial graphics
- solve inequalities
- solve simultaneous equations with the software
- solve basic space vectors
- utilise space vectors
- solve exponential and logarithm functions

Implementation and methods of teaching

Contact lectures and exams


- Concept of a function
- Polynomial functions
- Linear and quadratic inequalities
- Equations with absolute values
- Equations with roots
- Equations of the higher degrees
- Exponential functions and equations
- Logarithmic functions and equations
- System of equations
- Matrices
- Geometry 3d
- Vectors in space
- Dot product and projection

Assessment scale


Assessment criteria: level 1 (assessment scale 1–5)

The student knows mathematical methods and is able to perform simple mechanical calculations.

Assessment criteria: level 3 (assessment scale 1–5)

The student understands the requirements of mathematical methods and is able to apply basic mathematics in engineering tasks to some extent.

Assessment criteria: level 5 (assessment scale 1–5)

The student masters mathematical methods and is able to analyze mathematical tasks at the engineering level without problems.