spring 2021
ELE-3611 Programming - 5 ECTS

Last changed 11.08.2021

Type of course

Theoretical subject. Cannot be taken as a single subject.

Admission requirements

Suggested prerequisites: A course in basic programming at bachelor level.

Course content

Introduction to C / C++ Programming

Variables and basic types

Strings, Vectors and Arrays

Expressions and control Statements

Functions

Unit testing in C++

Classes

The C++ Library / File Processing

C++11 / 14 features


Objectives of the course

After completing the subject, the students will have the following learning outcome:

Knowledge and understanding:

  • The candidate will know how a program is created from source code to a running program
  • The candidate will be familiar with concepts such as compiler, linker, machine code, executable code
  • The candidate will know how a program is built up from sequences, loops, control structures, functions, objects and classes
  • The candidate will know the concept of recursion
  • The candidate will know how to transfer parameters to and from a function
  • The candidate will be able to distinguish differences between C++ an other well-known programming languages
  • The candidate will have an overview of the content of the standard library

Skills:

  • The candidate will be able to use a programming environment for program development (IDE, Integrated Development Environment)
  • The candidate will be able to write a program that use functions to develop modular programs
  • The candidate will be able to debug a program
  • The candidate will be able to write a program that reads and writes to files
  • The candidate will be able to write programs that use structs and classes
  • The candidate will be able to use pointers and different parameter transfer mechanisms
  • The candidate will be able to write unit tests
  • The candidate will be able to create programs that uses data structures and algorithms from the C++ standard library
  • The candidate will be able to create DLL's

General competence:

  • The candidate will be able to see the benefit of writing well-structured programs
  • The candidate should see the benefit of thinking through a problem, and find / write an pseudo-code algorithm to solve problems
  • The candidate should be able to use other programming IDE's and languages

Language of instruction

English

Teaching methods

Lectures and written exercises.

Lecture 1 - 2 hours, thereafter lab exercises 1 - 3 hours. All lectures will be held in a computer lab. Mandatory exercises in addition to lab exercises.


Assessment

Mandatory exercises

3 mandatory exercises

Exam

3 hours written exam, if possible as digital.

Grading scale is from A (highest) to F (lowest), with E as the minimum pass grade.

There will be arranged a re-sit exam for this course


Schedule

  • About the course
  • Campus: Narvik |
  • ECTS: 5
  • Course code: ELE-3611