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MA2000 - Mathematics for Scientists and Engineers

Credit points: 3
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 4
Administered by: School of 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.
Prerequisites: MA1003


Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Wayne Read.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 13 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (60% - 70%); other exams (15% - 25%); assignments (15% - 25%).

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