• Lecturers, organization, dates & exams


    PD Dr. J. Heitger

    ITP, Wilhelm-Klemm-Straße 9, 48149 Münster, room 318
    Tel.: +49 251 83-34948, email: heitger(at)uni-muenster.de

    Dates & locations

    Lecture Mon., 10:15–11:45 KP/TP, SR 303
    Start: Mon., 17.10.2016, 10:15
    Tutorials Tue., 10:15–11:45 KP/TP, SR 303
    Start: Tue., 18.10.2016, 10:15

    Certificate of performance

    Participation in the tutorials, successfully solving and handing in problems and passing the exam (written).

    • Exam: Monday, dd.mm.2017, 10:00–11:30; KP/TP, SR 303
    • Post-exam review: Friday, dd.mm.2017, 10:00; KP/TP, SR 303
    • Preliminary results of the exam

    Special requirements

    High school-level knowledge of mathematics and physics.

  • Contents & literature

    Contents of the lecture

    • Vectors, matrices and some of their applications
    • Functions
    • Elements of calculus
    • Insights into differential equations
    • Estimating orders of magnitude
    • Simple numerical methods
    • Overview of statistics


    • I.N. Bronstein, K.A. Semendjajev, G. Musiol, R. Mühlig: Taschenbuch der Mathematik (Verlag Harri Deutsch)
    • K. Hefft: Mathematischer Vorkurs zum Studium der Physik (Springer Spektrum); online version
    • W. Mückenheim: Mathematik für die ersten Semester (Oldenbourg Verlag)
    • M. Otto: Rechenmethoden für Studierende der Physik im ersten Jahr (Spektrum Akademischer Verlag); eBook at SpringerLink
    • M. Precht, K. Voit, R. Kraft: Mathematik 1 & 2 für Nichtmathematiker (Oldenbourg Verlag)
    • G. Walz, F. Zeilfelder, Th. Rießinger: Brückenkurs Mathematik (Spektrum Akademischer Verlag); eBook at SpringerLink

    Further references to literature are given in the lecture.

  • Lecture material

    All materials, problem sheets and further information about the lecture are provided on the Learnweb and can be viewed and/or downloaded there. The solved problems can be handed in by uploading to the Learnweb as well. Correspondingly, all participating students should register as course participants on the Learnweb. This registration requires the central username and the course password which is given in the lecture.

  • Tutorials

    cand. M. Sc. Matthias Post

    ITP, Wilhelm-Klemm-Straße 9, 48149 Münster, room 411
    Tel.: +49 251 83-34906, email: m_post03(at)uni-muenster.de

    Problem sheets