Linear Algebra

Mechanical Engineering
5 ECTS; 1º Ano, 1º Semestre, 30,0 T + 30,0 TP + 4,50 OT

- Maria Isabel Vaz Pitacas

Not applicable.

Using Logic, Matrices and Determinants to solve linear equations systems with application to analytic geometry. Basic concepts of eigenvalues ​​and eigenvectors that will allow to develop reasoning skills and acquire knowledge required to other modules of the programme.

1. Introduction to Mathematical Logic
2. matrices
3. determinants
4.Matrices, Determinants and Analytical Geometry
5. Eigenvalues ​​and eigenvectors

Evaluation Methodology
2 written tests (F1 and F2) marked classified from 0 to 20 and
Test 1 (T1) marked from 0 to 20 or
2 written tests(F1 and F2) marked from 0 to 20
Final grade=0.9x[(F1+F2)/2]+0.1xT1
or grade =(F1+F2)/2.E/or exam.

- Ferreira, M. e Amaral, I. (2008). Álgebra Linear 1º Vol Matrizes e Determinantes. Lisboa: Edições Sílabo
- Amaral, I. e Ferreira, M. (2009). Álgebra Linear 2º Vol Espaços Vetoriais e Geometria Analítica. Lisboa: Edições Sílabo
- Monteiro, A. (2006). Álgebra Linear e Geometria Analítica. Lisboa: McGRaw-Hill

Method of interaction
Resort to media resources. Practical exercises and laboratorial experiences as needed.

Software used in class