Linear Algebra

Recommended Books

  1. Linear Algebra and its Applications (3rd Edition), David C. Lay; Pearson, Inc., 2009.
  2. Linear Algebra, A Modern Introduction (4th Edition), David Poole; Cengage Learning, 2016.

Course Description

The subject GS-221 Linear Algebra is undergraduate mathematical core course that offers an insight into the concepts and techniques from linear algebra. The aim of this course is to introduce students to the matrix theory and the use of matrices in the solution of engineering problems. The student will become competent in solving linear equations, performing matrix algebra, calculating determinants, and finding eigenvalues and eigenvectors.

Course Learning Outcome

CLO 1 Solve systems of linear equations by performing various matrix methods and techniques. (C3)


Determine Orthogonality, Eigenvectors and Eigenvalues by applying operations of matrix arithmetic. (C3)

CLO -PLO Mapping

Course Code CLOs/ PLOs PLO1 PLO2 PLO3 PLO4 PLO5 PLO6 PLO7 PLO8 PLO9 PLO 10 PLO 11 PLO 12
BS-122 CLO1   X                      
CLO2   X                       

Program Learning Outcomes

PLO1: Engineering Knowledge

PLO2: Problem Analysis 

PLO3: Design/Development of Solutions

PLO4: Investigation

PLO5: Modern Tool Usage 

PLO6: The Engineer and Society

PLO7: Environment and Sustainability

PLO8: Ethics

PLO9: Individual and Team Work

PLO10: Communication

PLO11: Project Management

PLO12: Lifelong Learning