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MA2100 - Mathematical Methods and Differential Equations

Credit points: 03
Year: 2018
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.
Prerequisites: MA1003 AND MA2000 AND ALLOW CONCURRENT FOR MA2000


Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 23-Aug-2018
Coord/Lect: Dr Darcy Mullamphy.
Contact hours:
  • 39 hours lectures
  • 26 hours tutorials
    Assessment: end of semester exam (60% - 70%); other exams (15% - 25%); assignments (15%).

    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.