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MA1003 - Mathematical Techniques

Credit points: 3
Year: 2010
Student Contribution Band: Band 4
Administered by: School of Engineering

Derivatives of parametric functions; inverse functions and their derivatives; inverse trigonometric functions; hyperbolic functions; differentials; Newtons method; induction; convergence with simple test criteria; power series; complex numbers; numerical integration; basic integration techniques; separable and linear first order differential equations; second order differential equations with constant coefficients.

Learning Outcomes

  • to provide the opportunity for students to consider further elementary mathematical topics. Applications include examples drawn from the chemical, biological and environmental sciences. Computer software is used to assist with associated calculations.
Prerequisites: (Senior Maths B or MA1020) and MA1000 or admission to 102810 or 102910 or 103310 or 50110M or 50810. MA1000 AND ALLOW CONCURRENT ENROLMENT
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
MA1002

Availabilities

Cairns, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 26-Aug-2010
Coord/Lect: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 13 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (50% - 60%); quizzes or tests (40% - 50%).

Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 26-Aug-2010
Coord/Lect: Mr Patrick Higgins.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 13 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (50% - 60%); quizzes or tests (40% - 50%).

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