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LEI102 Mathematics

Course description for academic year 2024/2025

Contents and structure

This course provides a mathematical basis for land surveying and other technical topics.

Content: angular measures, area- volume- and mass calculations, trigonometry, differentiation, integration, linear algebra, matrix calculations, equations, linearization. Application of mathematical software.

Learning Outcome


Be able to explain and apply mathematical methods in surveying and related topics.


Be able to perform coordinate calculations and calculations with trigonometric functions

Be able to perform vector- and matrix calculations and solve systems of equations

Be able to perform basic differentiation and integration calculations

General competency

Be able to describe the role of mathematics as basis for georeferenced information and data processing.

Entry requirements

The study program admission requirements.

Teaching methods

Lectures and exercises.

Compulsory learning activities

5 mandatory assignments must be approve. The assignments must be submitted within set deadlines and must be approved before examination can take place.


4 hour written exam. Grading scale A-F, where F is not approved

Examination support material

All calculator models.

More about examination support material

Course reductions

  • ING201 - Programmering for ingeniørar - Reduction: 5 studypoints