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Area/Catalogue
MATH 3025

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
101191

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

Course owner

Course owner
School of Information Technology and Mathematical Sciences

Course aim

To provide students with a formal development of a number of special functions from science and mathematics, and to demonstrate how they contribute to the solution of various classical applied problems

Course content

Series solutions of differential equations, Legendre and other orthogonal polynomials, the Method of Frobenius, Bessel Functions, Self adjoint form, Sturm Liouville problems, eigenfunctions expansions, Fourier series, Partial differential equations, Problems from applied physics.

Textbook(s)

Edwards, CH & Penney, DE 2008, Differential Equations and Boundary Value Problems: Computing and Modelling, 4th edition, Prenctice Hall

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
MATH 2023 Differential Equations 1

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Lecture 3 hours x 13 weeks
Tutorial 1 hour x 12 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
Assignment 1 750 word equivalent 10% N/A
Assignment 2 1500 word equivalent 30% N/A
Examination 2250 words equivlanet 60% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Course Coordinators

School of Information Technology and Mathematical

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