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MA2100 - Mathematical Methods and Differential Equations

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: School of Engineering (pre 2015)

Ordinary differential equations, series solutions, special functions; curvilinear coordinates, general surface integrals; formal definition of a limit, proof by induction, Riemann integration; vector spaces, Gram-Schmidt process, orthogonality; partial differential equations, Sturm-Liouville theory.

Learning Outcomes

  • master fundamental methods for the solution of a variety of mathematical problems from Science and Engineering.
Prerequisites: MA1003 AND MA2000 AND ALLOW CONCURRENT FOR MA2000
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
MA2101

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coord/Lect: Dr Darcy Mullamphy.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 13 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (60% - 70%); other exams (15% - 25%); assignments (15%).

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