Wiskunde en Statistiek

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Faculteit Science and Engineering
Jaar 2018/19
Vakcode WIFP1006
Vaknaam Wiskunde en Statistiek
Niveau(s) propedeuse
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester I b
ECTS 5
Rooster rooster.rug.nl

Uitgebreide vaknaam Wiskunde en Statistiek
Leerdoelen After mastering the course the student is able to

1) Quantitatively analyze basic statistical problems and to evaluate the results.
2) Integrate a function of a single variable and to differentiate functions of two variables.
3) Calculate the solution of an Ordinary Differential Equation and to assess its stability.
4) To interpret and transform graphs from a logarithmic scale in a linear scale.
5) Identifying outliers of lab data and to analyzing the primary and secondary measurement errors as well as to perform a simple linear regression.
Omschrijving The course deals with the basic mathematics that a student of pharmacy requires to successfully complete her/his studies.
The course is partially divided into two groups because of the different prior knowledge or background of students with respect to mathematics A or B.
The course covers logarithms and exponents, graphs as well as their interpretation, and differential calculus. In the split part, the mathematics B group gets an introduction into statistics (probability distributions, average, standard deviation, medical tests and their interpretation), while mathematics A group concentrates on integral calculus, partial integration and substitution. Each group receives a summarizing lecture dealing with the ``other'' part. Next, all students learn linear regression, interpolation and extrapolation, error analysis, partial derivatives, gradients and extremes of functions (with one or two variables), ordinary differential equations (ODEs, solution techniques, balances and their stability).
The course frequently uses examples directly related to pharmacy practicals and pharmacokinetics in order to further motivate the student.
Uren per week
Onderwijsvorm Hoorcollege (LC), Werkcollege (T)
Toetsvorm Opdracht (AST), Schriftelijk tentamen (WE)
(To pass the course the student should obtain at least a 5.5 on the Written Exam.)
Vaksoort propedeuse
Coördinator dr. W.P. Krijnen
Docent(en) dr. W.P. Krijnen
Verplichte literatuur
Titel Auteur ISBN Prijs
Werkboek 'Basisvaardigheden Wiskunde INF + KI" (Nestor)
Inleiding in de medische statistiek (wordt later ook in de Statistiek cursus gebruikt) van Houwelingen 9789063480097
Syllabus: Inleiding in de Biomathematica (is beschikbaar gemaakt op Nestor / available on Nestor) Weissing
Entreevoorwaarden The course builds on high school pre-knowledge on mathematics as explained on the website https://www.examenblad.nl/vak/wiskunde with respect to mathematics A and B.
Opmerkingen
Opgenomen in
Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
BSc Farmacie/ Pharmacy 1 semester I b verplicht