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MA2000 - Mathematics for Scientists and Engineers

Credit points: 3
Year: 2020
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Science and Engineering

Solid geometry, partial derivatives; line integrals, multiple integration, vector calculus; revision of ordinary differential equations, Fourier series, Laplace transforms; partial differential equations; matrix algebra and eigenvalue problems.

Learning Outcomes

  • introduction to topics in geometry, vector calculus, differential equations and linear algebra with emphasis on their implementation in engineering applications;
  • to develop and exercise skill in developing models of physical phenomena and to become familiar with standard techniques for solving associated mathematical problems.

Subject Assessment

  • end of semester exam (60% - 70%)
  • other exams (15% - 25%)
  • assignments (15% - 25%).
Prerequisites: MA1003
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
EE2000

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Coordinator: Dr Darcy Mullamphy, Assoc. Professor Shaun Belward
Lecturers: Mr Daniel Cocks, Dr Darcy Mullamphy.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 39 hours lectures
  • 13 hours practicals
  • assessment and self-directed study

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Coord/Lect: Mr Jeremy Gordon.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 39 hours lectures
  • 13 hours practicals
  • assessment and self-directed study

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.