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MA2100 - Mathematical Methods and Differential Equations

Credit points: 3
Year: 2021
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Science and Engineering

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;
  • be able to solve problems in Mathematics that require complex reasoning;
  • be able to present the solutions to these problems in a clear and logical manner.

Subject Assessment

  • Written > Examination (centrally administered) - (60%) -
  • Written > Examination - In class - (15%) -
Prerequisites: MA1003 AND MA2000 AND ALLOW CONCURRENT FOR MA2000
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
MA2101

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 26-Aug-2021
Workload expectations:

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

  • 39 hours lectures (didactic or interactive)
  • 26 hours tutorials
  • 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.