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Course MAT-00-51-K-1

Mathematics for Biophysics I (2V+1U, 5.0 LP)

Course Type

SWS Type Course Form CP (Effort) Presence-Time / Self-Study
- K Lecture with exercise classes (V/U) 5.0 CP 108 h
2 V Lecture 28 h
1 U Exercise class (in small groups) 14 h
(2V+1U) 5.0 CP 42 h 108 h


CP, Effort 5.0 CP = 150 h
Position of the semester 1 Sem. in WiSe
Level [1] Bachelor (General)
Language [DE] German
+ further Lecturers of the department Mathematics
Area of study [MAT-Service] Mathematics for other Departments
Livecycle-State [NORM] Active

Possible Study achievement

  • Verification of study performance: proof of successful participation in the exercise classes (ungraded)
  • Examination number (Study achievement): 81105 ("Mathematics for Biophysics I (Schein)")
  • Details of the examination (type, duration, criteria) will be announced at the beginning of the course.


  • vector functions,
  • functions in several variables,
  • partial derivatives,
  • the total derivative,
  • extremal points and values for functions in several variables,
  • extremal points and values under constraints,
  • the curve integral,
  • linear algebra in ℝn,
  • curvilinear coordinates on ℝ³.


  • S. Großmann: Mathematischer Einführungskurs für die Physik;
  • G. Merziger, T. Wirth: Repetitorium der Höheren Mathematik (Aufgabensammlung),
  • T. Reißinger: Mathematik für Ingenieure.

Requirements for attendance (informal)


Requirements for attendance (formal)


References to Course [MAT-00-51-K-1]

Module Name Context
[MAT-00-51-M-1] Mathematics for Biophysics I P: Obligatory 2V+1U, 5.0 LP