2nd mid-term exam or full course exam on Mon 6.4. 13:00 - 16:00 (online, time-bound)
Scope: The scope of the 2nd midterm exam is lectures L6 - L11 (the related syllabus and
the lecture slides) and the corresponding exercises and homework
assignments. The focus of the 2nd mid-term exam is on the theoretical
part, i.e. lectures L6 - L8. For lectures L9 - L11 it suffices to
understand the key concepts based on the given lectures and their slides.
Time: The exam is time-bound (3 hours), and takes place on the original time on Mon 6.4. 13:00 - 16:00.
Type and organization of the exam
- The exam is otherwise similar to the 1st mid-term exam by nature (short explanations, essay, calculation problems, etc.), but organized online via MyCourses.
- You may use all the learning materials and other information sources freely, but you must work independently, i.e. by yourself. Receiving help from other, or helping others, is not allowed.
- Some or all of the exam question may be randomized, meaning that you do not know, if your classmate receives the same question or problem.
- Some or all of the answers will be submitted as a Turnitin assignment, which checks your answer for plagiarism. I.e. if you copied answer from your classmate or online, it will automatically detect it, and notify the teachers.
- Plagiarism is not tolerated and leads automatically to failing the exam, and as well as other conseguences according to Aalto University Code of Academic Integrity and Handling Violations Thereof
NOTE 1: In this exam session, you can do either 2nd mid-term exam, or the whole course exam. You will choose this in the beginning of the exam session
Note 2: For a justified reason (overlap in your exam schedule, health condition, or other; inform the teacher in advance!) you can take the exam (2nd mid-term or full) alternatively on 26.5. (see the schedule). The exam will be in the lecture hall if possible, otherwise online.
1st mid-term exam on Mon 17.2. 9:00 - 12:00, R008/213a
The scope of the 1st mid-term exam is:
- Lectures L1 - L5 (lecture slides)
- Exercises EX1 - EX4 (model solutions)
- Homeworks HW1 - HW4 (model solutions)
A typical exam has five questions, including at least:
- Brief explanations of key concepts of the course
- A short informative essay on some key question of the course
- One calculation problem selected from the exercises or homework
- One new calculation problem
Calculators are allowed with their memory cleared.
Equations shown in the lecture slides, which need not be recalled by heart, are listed in the pdf below.
The book is available as n E-book via Aalto library: