Exams & Grading

Official Dates: please register using INFOSTUD system in order to register your exam.



There are three homework once every two weeks.  HW have a due date as reported in the calendar. Please write your homework/reports in English.

Homeworks will be done individually. It is acceptable for students to collaborate in figuring out answers and helping each other solve the problems. We will be assuming that you will be taking the responsibility to make sure you personally understand the solution to any work arising from such collaboration.

Electronic submission:

Homework is worth full credit untile midnight of the due date. Send your homework to Ing. Dellepiane.

For late homework, the score will be decreased.  It is worth 85% for the next 48 hours. It is worth 70% from 48 to 120 hours after the due date. It is worth 50% credit after 120 hours delay. You must turn in all the homeworks in order to be admitted to the final term.


There are a midterm and a final exam.

You can bring notes and the textbook. Other books or electronic devices are not allowed.

Grading (tentative)

  • Homework (75%, 3 assignments, 25% each)
  • Midterm (10 %)
  • Final (15 %)
letter translation into marks
A 28-30
B 25-27
C 18-24

A value "+" increments the mark by 1. Grade 31 stands for 30 cum laude


Students that cannot attend the course need to prepare a project (30%) and to have an oral exam (70%) on the full  program. Discussion of the project and oral exam are only in the official dates