Course Syllabus for


MATM16F, 7.5 credits

Valid from: Spring 2018
Decided by: Professor Thomas Johansson
Date of establishment: 2018-03-02

General Information

Division: Mathematics
Course type: Course given jointly for second and third cycle
The course is also given at second-cycle level with course code: MATM16
Teaching language: English


The aim of the course is to consolidate and generalize resultats which the student already has encountered in earlier courses in analysis, to equip him or her with an adequate language for higher studies in mathematics, and to develop his or her ability to work with abstract concepts, which are defined through of axioms. In particular the course should form a bridge between the mathematics courses at the Faculty of Engineering and more advanced mathematics courses.


Knowledge and Understanding

For a passing grade the doctoral student must

Competences and Skills

For a passing grade the doctoral student must

Course Contents

The fundamentals of the theory of metrical, topological and compact spaces. The Tietze extension theorem and Stone-Weierstrass approximation theorem. Elementary properties of Banach and Hilbert spaces.

Course Literature

Munkres, J.: Topology. Pearson New International Edition. Pearson, 2017. ISBN 9780134689517.
Paperback of second edition from 2000.

Instruction Details

Types of instruction: Lectures, seminars

Examination Details

Examination formats: Written exam, oral exam. Compulsory assignments may occur,
Grading scale: Failed, pass

Admission Details

Admission requirements: FMAA05 Calculus in one variable, FMAB20 Linear algebra, FMAB30 Calculus in several variables , FMAF01 Analytic Functions and FMAF05 Systems and Transforms.

Course Occasion Information

Contact and Other Information

Course coordinators:
Web page:

Complete view