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2021 unit offering information will be available in September 2020

Unit description

Extends students’ skills in logic, programming and numerical analysis. Students are introduced to differential equations and their application to solving engineering problems. Students also learn to conduct virtual experiments using simulation packages.

Unit content

Programing and logic

Numerical differentiation and integration

Differential equations and applications

Introduction to  numerical solution of differential equations

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:GA1GA2GA3GA4GA5GA6GA7
1display proficiency in logic and programming CreativityKnowledge of a discipline
2utilise industry standard software for solving engineering problems CreativityKnowledge of a discipline
3demonstrate an understanding of numerical differentiation and integrationKnowledge of a discipline
4display proficiency in solving differential equations applied to engineering problemsKnowledge of a discipline
5conduct virtual experiments using industry standard software.CreativityKnowledge of a discipline

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. display proficiency in logic and programming
    • GA2: Creativity
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
  2. utilise industry standard software for solving engineering problems
    • GA2: Creativity
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
  3. demonstrate an understanding of numerical differentiation and integration
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
  4. display proficiency in solving differential equations applied to engineering problems
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
  5. conduct virtual experiments using industry standard software.
    • GA2: Creativity
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline

Teaching and assessment

Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every session. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Southern Cross University employs different teaching methods within units to provide students with the flexibility to choose the mode of learning that best suits them. SCU academics strive to use the latest approaches and, as a result, the learning modes and materials may change. The most current information regarding a unit will be provided to enrolled students at the beginning of the study session.

Fee information

Domestic

Commonwealth Supported courses
For information regarding Student Contribution Amounts please visit the Student Contribution Amounts.
Commencing 2021 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2

Fee paying courses
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International

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