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Area/Catalogue
MATH 3038

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
164261

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)
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- and vector-valued functions of more than one real variable. The theoretical development is supported by examples and applications from the physical world, including a wide range of application areas such as engineering, fluid mechanics, electromagnetism and other areas of physics.

Course content

Functions of two and three variables, partial derivatives, gradient, divergence, curl, chain rule, optimisation with and without constraints, double and triple integrals, change of variables of integration, the Jacobian, line integrals, surface integrals, and the theorems of Green, Gauss, and Stokes.

Textbook(s)

Stanley J. Miklavcic 2020, An Illustrative Guide to Multivariable and Vector Calculus, 1st Edition, Springer International Publishing

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
MATH 1056 Linear Algebra
MATH 1055 Calculus 2

A student must have had the equivalent of a full year of calculus, plus a linear algebra course.

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Directed Study (1 hour meeting each week) 1 hour x 13 weeks
Tutorial 1 hour x 12

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 2000 25% NA
Assignment 2000 25% NA
Examination N/A 50% 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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