MSE-487 / 3 crédits

Enseignant: Sorin Fabien

Langue: Anglais


Summary

The aim of the course is to review mathematical concepts learned during the bachelor cycle and apply them to concrete problems commonly found in engineering and Materials Science in particular.

Content

Keywords

Mathematical Methods

Materials Science

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

Algebra 1 and Analysis 1 to 4 of the EPFL BA curriculum, or equivalent.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

  • Formulate a problem into a mathematical model / equations
  • Exploit basics mathematical concepts needed to address common materials science problems
  • Solve the mathematics of common problems in Materials science

Transversal skills

  • Continue to work through difficulties or initial failure to find optimal solutions.
  • Demonstrate a capacity for creativity.

Teaching methods

Ex cathedra classes with exercise sessions supported by the professor and assistants.

Assessment methods

The final grade will be obtained over an exam at the Spring exam session. o

Supervision

Office hours Yes
Assistants Yes
Forum No

Resources

Notes/Handbook

Detailed lecture slides with references will be made available as well as in-depth exercise corrections. Reference of books will be given.

Dans les plans d'études

  • Semestre: Printemps
  • Forme de l'examen: Ecrit (session d'été)
  • Matière examinée: Mathematical methods for materials science
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Printemps
  • Forme de l'examen: Ecrit (session d'été)
  • Matière examinée: Mathematical methods for materials science
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines

Semaine de référence

 LuMaMeJeVe
8-9     
9-10     
10-11   MED01418 
11-12    
12-13   MED01418 
13-14     
14-15     
15-16     
16-17     
17-18     
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     

Jeudi, 10h - 12h: Cours MED01418

Jeudi, 12h - 13h: Exercice, TP MED01418