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Area/Catalogue
MATH 1063

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
101749

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Information Technology and Mathematical Sciences

Course aim

To provide an introduction to mathematical concepts relevant to engineering disciplines using both analytic and software approaches.

Course content

Introduction to the computer software program MATLAB and its applications.Definition and properties of vectors, applications to the geometry of the plane, complex numbers, operations on complex numbers, modulus and its properties, functions and their graphs with applications to trigonometric, exponential, logarithmic and inverse functions, differentiation and applications to related rates problems and to maxima and minima problems, l’Hôpital’s rule, parametric representation of curves, solution of simple differential equations, visualisation of motion using computer software, integration of trigonometric and rational functions with applications to the calculation of simple plane areas and rates of change.

Textbook(s)

Edwards, C.H. and Penney, D.E. 2008, Calculus: Early Transcendentals, 7th edition, Prentice Hall

Kleinfeld, E. and Kleinfeld, M 2001, Understanding Linear Algebra Using MATLAB, , Prentice Hall

Jensen, G., 2000, Using MATLAB in Calculus, Prentice Hall

Prerequisite(s)

Mathematics 1 or Mathematical Methods at Year 12, or equivalent.

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Lecture 3 hours x 13 weeks
Tutorial 1.5 hours x 12 weeks
Computer Practical 1 hour x 13 weeks
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
External (Online lectures using recorded materials and other online resources) 3 hours x 13 weeks
Tutorial 1.5 hours x 12 weeks
Computer Practical 1 hour x 13 weeks
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
External N/A x 13 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Online activities N/A 10% 5 x 30 minutes for weeks 3, 5, 7, 9, 11
Problem solving exercise 500 word equivalent 15% N/A
Group project 500 word equivalent 15% N/A
Problem solving exercise 500 word equivalent 15% N/A
Examination N/A 45% 3 hours
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Online activities N/A 10% 5 x 30 minutes for weeks 3, 5, 7, 9, 11
Problem solving exercise 500 word equivalent 15% N/A
Group project 500 word equivalent 15% N/A
Problem solving exercise 500 word equivalent 15% N/A
Examination N/A 45% 3 hours
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
Online activities N/A 10% 5 x 30 minutes for weeks 3, 5, 7, 9, 11
Problem solving exercise 500 word equivalent 15% N/A
Group project 500 word equivalent 15% N/A
Problem solving exercise 500 word equivalent 15% N/A
Examination N/A 45% 3 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Information Technology and Mathematical
School of Information Technology and Mathematical

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