Politecnico di Torino
Politecnico di Torino
Politecnico di Torino
Academic Year 2007/08
Mathematical analysis I
1st degree and Bachelor-level of the Bologna process in Automotive Engineering - Torino
Teacher Status SSD Les Ex Lab Tut Years teaching
Dambrosio Walter ORARIO RICEVIMENTO     60 30 0 8 8
SSD CFU Activities Area context
MAT/05 8 A - Di base Matematica, informatica e statistica
Objectives of the course
This course is a link between high school and university. Our students come from different types of high schools, so we aim to
homogenize the basic knowledge of students within a short time (almost two weeks). The basics, like inequalities, elementary graphs,
trigonometry, are studied in depth and under a more general perspective. The aim of this course is to train students at the university
system, and to teach them the basis of differential and integral calculus for variable functions, with applications on first order ordinary
differential equations and on second order linear equations. Complex numbers are studied as well and they are applied to represent the
solutions of second order ordinary differential equations. To representa ordinary differential equations it is necessary to know the
concept of a partial derivative and the fondamental concepts on functions continuity of many variables and on partial derivatives. Many
applications of differential and integral calculus are s hown.
Expected skills
Skills to understand a logic chain; comprehension of basic properties of differential and integral calculus for a variable function.
Acquisition of good skills in calculation.
A good knowledge of basic algebra, basic geometry, trigonometry, calculus of logarithms studied at the high school is required.
Rudiments of sets.

Numerical sets.

Real functions of a real variable: characteristics and elementary funtions.

Limits: definition and basic limits.

Continuity and global properties of continuous functions in an interval.

Derivatives and differential: derivatives of elementary functions and derivative rules.

Theorems of differential calculus and applications: critical points; global functions properties in an interval.

Convex functions.

De l'Hospital's theorems.

Local functions comparison: infinity, infinitesimals and their classification.

Taylor's formula and its applications.


Integral calculus: integral of a scale function.

Integral of a limited function.

Basic properties of an integral.

Integral function and foundamental theorem of integralc alculus.

Indefinite integral and foundamental formula of ain integral calculus.

Integration methods and rules.

Improper integrals.

Basics of first and second order differential equations.


Practicals are on lectures' themes; they are carried out at the blackboard or at the PC and they are held by professors and carried out by students at their own PCs. Students are divided into two groups.


Professros are available to explain the students some topics of the program and of practicals, and to check, in an informal way, the learning of the students. Students are divided into two groups.

Didactic Material

Didactic material referring to the she subjects studies during the lectures:

Bacciotti A., Il calcolo differenziale e integrale, Celid Ed.

C.Canuto, A.Tabacco, Analisi Matematica I, Springer Ed.

Students will also have access to the execerises proposed and completed, as well as the exam papers, from the previous academic

Supplementary texts available at the library:

Apostol T. Calcolo. Volume I,Bollati Boringhieri

Bacciotti A., Ricci F., Analisi Matematica I, Liguori Ed.

Boieri P., Chiti G., Precorso di Matematica, Zanichelli

Pandolfi L., Analisi Matematica I, Bollati Boringhieri

Conti, Calcolo: Teoria e applicazioni, McGraw Hill

Giublesi D., Tabacco A., Analisi matematica I. Raccolta di temi svolti, CLUT

Exam Procedure

The exam consists of a written paper and by an oral test.
The consultation of texts is not permitted during the written test.

Programma definitivo per l'A.A.2005/06

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