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Area/Catalogue
MATH 2023

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
101190

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2020.

Course owner

Course owner
School of Information Technology and Mathematical Sciences

Course aim

To introduce students to physical situations modelled by differential equations, and their appropriate solution techniques.

Course content

Modelling using differential equations; first-order, separable, Lotka-Volterra; Second-order differential equations and applications; Linear systems; Nonlinear differential equations, stability; Laplace Transforms.

Textbook(s)

Borrelli, R.L. & Coleman 2004, Differential Equations: A Modeling Perspective, 2nd edition, John wiley & Sons

Prerequisite(s)

Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
Group 1
MATH 1055 Calculus 2
MATH 1056 Linear Algebra
Group 2
MATH 1064 Mathematical Methods for Engineers 2

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Lecture 4 hours x 13 weeks
Tutorial 1 hours x 7 weeks
Computer Practical 1 hour x 6 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
Problem solving exercise 1000 word equivalent 10% N/A
Problem solving exercise 1000 word equivalent 10% N/A
Test 500 word equivalent 15% N/A
Examination 2000 words equivalent 65% 3 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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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

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