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Area/Catalogue
MATH 2026

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
106051

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

Course owner

Course owner
School of Information Technology and Mathematical Sciences

Course aim

This course introduces the student to the theory of differential and integral calculus of real valued functions of more than one real variable, including an introduction to linear partial differential equations. The theoretical development is supported by examples and applications from the physical world.

Course content

Functions of more than one real variable; level sets; limits and continuity;
Differential calculus: partial derivatives and differentiability; chain rule; directional derivatives and the gradient; the implicit function theorem; Taylor and Maclaurin series; extreme values and the quadratic form; optimisation with constraints;
Introduction to linear partial differential equations; elementary boundary value problems and solution by separation of variables. Applications.
Integral calculus: double and triple integrals; iterated integrals; change of variables in multiple integrals; the Jacobian; improper integrals.

Textbook(s)

Edwards, C.H. and Penney, D.E 2008, Calculus, 7th edn, Prentice Hall

Prerequisite(s)

1. MATH 1055 Calculus 2 and MATH 1056 Linear Algebra OR 2. MATH 1064 Mathematical Methods for Engineers 2

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Lecture 4 hrs (2x2 hrs) 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 1250 word equivalent 20% N/A
Assignment 2 1250 word equivalent 20% N/A
Examination 2000 word equivalent 60% N/A

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

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