Programming with Applications in Engineering, 6 credits (TDDD44)

Problemlösning och programmering, 6 hp

Main field of study

Computer Science and Engineering


First cycle

Course type

Programme course


Torbjörn Jonsson

Director of studies or equivalent

Ahmed Rezine
Course offered for Semester Period Timetable module Language Campus VOF
6CEMM Energy - Environment - Management, M Sc in Engineering 1 (Autumn 2017) 1, 2 4, 1 Swedish Linköping o

Main field of study

Computer Science and Engineering

Course level

First cycle

Advancement level


Course offered for

  • Energy - Environment - Management, M Sc in Engineering

Entry requirements

Note: Admission requirements for non-programme students usually also include admission requirements for the programme and threshold requirements for progression within the programme, or corresponding.


Ada: No programming knowledge necessary. Basic mathematics from Swedish gymnasium. MatLab: Parts of "Matematisk grundkurs" and "Linjär algebra med geometri". This courses are given in parallel with this course.

Intended learning outcomes

Ada: Basic knowledge of imperative programming, e.g. in Ada. Experience of working in a minor programming project.
MatLab: Understanding and using imperative programming constructs in MatLab. Increased understanding of conecpts addressed in the courses "Matmatisk grundkurs" and "Linjär algebra med geometri".

Course content

Using system software such as compilers, linkers and text editors. Specifically Ada: language elements, data types, declarations, expressions, statements, sub programs, input/output, recursion, program structure, packages. Data structures such as arrays, records and files. A minor project assignement. Specifically MatLab: language elements, expressions, statments, sub programs, input/output (textually and graphically), recursion. Data structures such as vectors and matrices. The MatLab tool in general and the basic built-in functions related to algebra.

Teaching and working methods

The course consists of lectures and laborative exercises.


UPG2Optional lab assignmentU, G0 credits
LAB4Laboratory work in MatlabU, G2.5 credits
LAB2Laboratory work in ADAU, G2.5 credits
DAT2Computer examinationU, 3, 4, 51 credits


Four-grade scale, LiU, U, 3, 4, 5

Other information

Supplementary courses: Programming


Institutionen för datavetenskap

Director of Studies or equivalent

Ahmed Rezine


Torbjörn Jonsson

Course website and other links

Education components

Preliminary scheduled hours: 88 h
Recommended self-study hours: 72 h

Course literature

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Se kurshemsidan för rekommendationer.
UPG2 Optional lab assignment U, G 0 credits
LAB4 Laboratory work in Matlab U, G 2.5 credits
LAB2 Laboratory work in ADA U, G 2.5 credits
DAT2 Computer examination U, 3, 4, 5 1 credits

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