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Research Group on Discrete Mathematics

Kollegiengebäude Mathematik (20.30)
Room 1.044

Institut für Algebra und Geometrie
Englerstr. 2
D-76131 Karlsruhe

Office hours:
Tu, Th, F 8:30-12:00

Tel.: +49 721 608 47412

Fax.: +49 721 608 46968

Advanced Mathematics I (Lecture) (Winter Semester 2013/14)

Lecturer: Prof. Maria Axenovich Ph.D.
Classes: Lecture (0140000), Problem class (0)
Weekly hours: 4+2


16.4.2014, 13:30 - 15:30

This lecture is mandatory for students enrolled in the International program in Mechanical Engineering at the Carl-Benz School of Engineering.

Lecture: Tuesday 14:00-15:30 ID SR Raum 203
Wednesday 14:00-15:30 ID SR Raum 203
Problem class: Monday 9:45-11:15 ID SR Raum 202
Lecturer Prof. Maria Axenovich Ph.D.
Office hours: by appointment
Room 1.043 Kollegiengebäude Mathematik (20.30)
Email: maria.aksenovich@kit.edu
Problem classes Jonathan Rollin
Office hours: Friday, 15:30-16:30
Room 1.039 Kollegiengebäude Mathematik (20.30)
Email: jonathan.rollin@kit.edu

The Testat

If you successfully work on the home work (problem sheets), a testat will be given to you at the end of the semester. This testat is necessary for you to be admitted to the exam.

In order to obtain the testat you need to register in the student portal (https://studium.kit.edu). It is called "Vorleistung" there.

Please note: The AM I exam is part of the Orientierungsprüfung, which you must complete by the end of the third semester.

For the testat, you have to satisfy the following criteria:

  • Obtain at least 125 points on worksheets 1 to 10. This is 25% of all the total points obtainable (each worksheet is worth 50 points).
  • For at least 8 of those worksheets have at least 5 points from each.

The Exam

There will be a written exam on Saturday, 22nd of February.
Please note: The AM I exam is part of the Orientierungsprüfung and you need the testat to participate!
You won't be able to register for the exam, if the testat was not given to you. Note that you have to register for the testat as well (see above).

More information will is available at the website of the exam.

Seating plan is available at the German page.


There will be lecture notes for this class, distributed by the ID.

Besides the lecture notes, we can recommend the following text books

  • T. Arens, F. Hettlich, Ch. Karpfinger, U. Kockelkorn, K. Lichtenegger, H. Stachel: Mathematik. Spektrum Akademischer Verlag, Heidelberg (in German).
  • J. Stewart: Calculus, Early Transcendentals. Brooks/Cole Publishing Company.
  • K. Burg, H. Haf, F. Wille: Höhere Mathematik für Ingenieure. Volumes I-III. Teubner Verlag, Stuttgart (in German).
  • E. Kreyszig: Advanced Engineering Mathematics. John Wiley & Sons.
  • E.W. Swokowski, M. Olinick, D. Pence, J.A. Cole: Calculus. PWS Publishing Company. Boston.

Mathematica demos from Prof. R. Martin homepage