|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||College of Science and Engineering|
This subject describes mathematical techniques applied to the formulation and solution of real world problems. Topics will be chosen from: Linear and non-linear difference equations, systems of difference equations, population models and the Fibonacci sequence, the non-linear oscillator, stability analysis, non-linear differential equations, simple harmonic motion, the simple pendulum, linear programming, the paper-production problem, the simplex method, optimality analysis, duality linear programming and sensitivity analysis.
|Prerequisites:||MA2000 AND (MA2100 OR MA2201)|
|MA3501 MA3601 MA3050|
|Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal|
|Census Date 28-Mar-2019|
|Coordinator:||Assoc. Professor Shaun Belward|
|Lecturer:||Assoc. Professor Wayne Read.|
The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.
|Assessment:||end of semester exam (60%); quizzes or tests (20%); assignments (20%).|
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