Develops the mathematical fundamentals required for engineering, with topics including vectors, matrices, differentiation and integration. The emphasis in the unit is on developing skills in these areas within an engineering context and applying these skills to a range of engineering applications.
Algebra, functions and limits
Concepts of differentiation
Techniques of differentiation
Applications of differentiation
Concepts of integration
Techniques of integration
Applications of integration
Matrices and determinants
Vectors: concepts and operations
Vectors: geometry and applications
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.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||demonstrate a sound knowledge and understanding of algebra, functions and limits||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||demonstrate a sound knowledge and understanding of the calculus concepts of differentiation and integration||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||demonstrate a sound knowledge and understanding of the linear algebra concepts of matrices and vectors||Knowledge of a discipline|
|4||display a proficiency in applying fundamental mathematical techniques to engineering application problems||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline|
|5||communicate mathematical ideas, processes and results effectively.||Communication and social skills|
- Singh, K, 2011, Engineering Mathematics Through Applications, 2nd edn, Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN: 9780230274792.
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2018 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2
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