TMA4110 - Calculus 3, fall 2012

Lectures begin in week 34 (August 20-24). The exercise sessions begin in week 35 (August 27-31).


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The exam

The exam problems and a solution to them can be found at TMA4110 - Calculus 3, fall 2012 - Exam problems.


We are doing a survey about TMA4110, so if you have an opinion about the course or would like to help improve it, now is your chance.

I hope many of you will take the 5-10 minutes it takes to answer the questions in the survey. The survey is open until November 30, and you can answer the questions by going to


The "mattelab" will be open Friday December 7 and Tuesday December 11. Both days between 10:15 and 14:00 in S2. Here the lecture, the teaching assistant and stud.ass will be happy to answer any questions you might have about the course before the exam.


The syllabus can be found here.

Make-up tests

Those of you who have not passed the required 8 tests and who, because of illness or other good reasons, have not been able to take one or more of the tests, can send me an email (tokemeie [at] math [dot] ntnu [dot] no) in order to arrange a time where you can take the tests you have missed. The tests must be taken either before teaching ends (which it does Nov. 23) or Nov 29-30 (I will be away Nov 26-28).

The last lecture

The semester is coming to an end. In the last lecture (the second lecture of week 47) I will go over the exam from August 2012 which can be found here.

Old exam problems

Old exam problems can be found here.


Information about the homework system MathXL can be found here.

Reference group

Information about the reference group for TMA4110 can be found here.


This course will be given in English.


Teaching assistant

Course description

The official course description.


Differential Equations, Linear algebra and its applications, Pearson, compiled by IMF, NTNU. ISBN 978-1-78016-081-8.

Slides from the lectures

Slides from the lectures are available here.

Preliminary semester plan


Click on your program of study to see your schedule.

Problem sessions

Information about the problem sessions (including group assignement) can be found here.

If you don't know which problem session to attend, or if you want to attend another session than the one you've been assigned to, please send an email to Kristin [dot] Arnesen [at] math [dot] ntnu [dot] no.


Discussion forum

On the discussion forum you can discuss subjects related to, and ask questions about, the course. You are of course also welcome to send an email to tokemeie [at] math [dot] ntnu [dot] no if you have any questions related to the course.

Compulsory assignments

Each week there will be a test at the exercise sessions. You must pass at least 8 of these 13 tests in order to take the exam. Students who previously have had compulsory assignments aprroved in TMA4110/TMA4115 do not need to pass 8 tests in order to take the exam. See Weekly exercises and tests in TMA4110 - Calculus 3, fall 2012 for more information.


The exam is written and takes place on December 13 from 9am to 1pm.

The location of the exam will be announced 3 days before the exam at

At the exam you are allowed to use Rottman: "Matematisk formelsamling" and a Citizen SR-270X, a Citizen SR-270X College or a Hewlett Packard HP30S calculator.

2012-12-13, tokemeie