TMA4225 - Foundations of Analysis


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: School exam
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
School exam 100/100 4 hours D

Course content

The modern concept of integral was introduced on April 29, 1901, in a short article by Henri Lebesgue. That article opened a new chapter of analysis. The flaws of the Riemann Integral will be pointed out, and the Lebesgue integral will be introduced to remedy the situation. Key concepts include measure theory including sigma-algebras, measurable spaces, measurable functions, outer measures, construction of the Lebesgue measure, and product measures. The course also covers the classical convergence theorems, Fubini's theorem, functions of bounded variation, and the fundamental theorem of integral calculus.

Learning outcome

1. Knowledge: The student masters basic concepts from measure theory, including sets of measure zero, measurable functions, the Lebesgue integral and Lebesgue spaces. The student has an overview of the central results of the theory of Lebesgue integration, including convergence theorems and Fubini's theorem. Moreover, the student is familiar with applications of measure theory to probability theory.

2. Skills: The student is able to perform operations using the Lebesgue integral and Lebesgue spaces. Moreover, the student is able to apply integration theory in one or several variables to formulate and solve problems in mathematics and technology, including problems involving discontinuous data.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and exercises.

Further on evaluation

The retake exam may be given as an oral examination. The retake exam is in August.

Students are free to choose Norwegian or English for written assessments.

Course materials

Will be announced at the start of the course.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
SIF5052 7.5
More on the course

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2024

Language of instruction: English

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Mathematics
  • Technological subjects
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Mathematical Sciences


Examination arrangement: School exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD School exam 100/100 D INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Summer UTS School exam 100/100 D INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
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