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MA2100 - Mathematical Methods and Differential Equations

[Not offered in 2020]

Credit points: 3
Year: 2020
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

  • Invigilated > End of semester exam - (60% - 70%)
  • Invigilated > Other exams - (15% - 25%)
  • Non-Invigilated > Assignments - (15%).
Prerequisites: MA1003 AND MA2000 AND ALLOW CONCURRENT FOR MA2000

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