MAT-14903 Mathematics 2


Credits 3.00

Teaching methodContact hours
Practical intensively supervised6
Course coordinator(s)dr. L Hemerik
dr. ir. JD Stigter
Lecturer(s)drs. CJA Bloemsma
MJC Rienstra-Negenman
dr. OA van Herwaarden
drs. BGH Timmermans
dr. JHJ van Opheusden
dr. ir. JD Stigter
LJ Astola
ir. TJ van de Pol
Examiner(s)dr. L Hemerik
dr. ir. JD Stigter

Language of instruction:


Assumed knowledge on:

MAT-14803 or Dutch VWO Wiskunde B or comparable education

Continuation courses:



- sequences and series; iteration processes;
- calculus: differentiation and integration;
- simple first order differential equations.

Learning outcomes:

After this course, the student is expected to:
- have working knowledge of basic concepts, methods and techniques from calculus;
- be able to apply mathematical knowledge, insights and methods to solve basic problems in the life-, environmental and technological sciences using a systematic approach;
- be able to critically reflect upon the results;
- be able to interpret the results in terms of the problem that was modelled mathematically;
- be able to use mathematical software in elaborating mathematical models.


- before each lesson: extensive preparation by studying the subject matter of the lesson, doing the assigned exercises and formulating questions for the teacher;
- during each lesson: active participation by asking questions and by doing the assigned exercises (possibly in cooperation with other students);
- after each lesson: recapitulation of and reflection on the subject matter of the lesson;
- computer practical (compulsory).


Exam with open questions and/or short answer questions and/or multiple choice questions. The practical (attendance compulsory) has to be completed with the grading ' sufficient' .


M. de Gee, 2009 of recenter, Wiskunde in Werking deel 2: analyse toegepast (revised edition). Utrecht, Epsilon Uitgaven, wetenschappelijke reeks nr. 49.

Compulsory for: BBIBiologyBSc2MO
BBNForest and Nature ConservationBSc5MO
BASAnimal SciencesBSc5MO
BLPLandscape Architecture and PlanningBSc2AF
BILInternational Land and Water ManagementBSc2MO
BFTFood TechnologyBSc3MO
BESEnvironmental SciencesBSc5MO
BPWPlant SciencesBSc2AF
BATBiosystems EngineeringBSc2MO
Restricted Optional for: BSWSoil, Water, AtmosphereBSc5MO
BSWSoil, Water, AtmosphereBSc1MO
BMLMolecular Life SciencesBSc1AF
BMLMolecular Life SciencesBSc1AF
BMLMolecular Life SciencesBSc1AF
MHWHydrology and Water QualityMSc1AF
MFNForest and Nature ConservationMSc2MO
MESEnvironmental SciencesMSc1AF