ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS 1

MAT1EM1

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This course of mathematics is designed for engineering students. It presents most basic rules that will help students in their studies. The course will also help students to develop the skills of mathematical modelling necessary for more open ended modelling situations.

SchoolSchool Engineering&Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJoe Petrolito

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be enrolled in course code SBECT

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Perform engineering calculations with predetermined accuracy

Activities:
Weekly tutorial class acitivities and on-line quizzes. Investigate an engineering problem and provide a mathematical solution.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Quantitative Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Demonstrate an understanding of the properties of various types of Functions and their applications in modelling

Activities:
Weekly tutorial class acitivities and on-line quizzes. Investigate an engineering problem and provide a mathematical solution.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Quantitative Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Demonstrate an understanding of the properties of complex numbers and their applications in solving engineering problems.

Activities:
Weekly tutorial class acitivities and on-line quizzes. Investigate an engineering problem and provide a mathematical solution.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Quantitative Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

04. Use 2D and 3D vectors in solving engineering problems.

Activities:
Weekly tutorial class acitivities and on-line quizzes. Investigate an engineering problem and provide a mathematical solution.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Quantitative Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

05. Demonstrate an understanding of the properties of matrix algebra and its application in solving a system of linear equations.

Activities:
Weekly tutorial class acitivities and on-line quizzes. Investigate an engineering problem and provide a mathematical solution.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Quantitative Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

06. Demonstrate an understanding of the concept of sequences and series and their applications in solving engineering problems.

Activities:
Weekly tutorial class acitivities and on-line quizzes. Investigate an engineering problem and provide a mathematical solution.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Quantitative Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

07. Apply differentiation and integration to a wide range of engineering applications.

Activities:
Weekly tutorial class activities and on-line quizzes.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Quantitative Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Epping, 2015, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJoe Petrolito

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
Two 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Weekly Tutorial Class Activities and Topical Online Quiz15 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07
Practical Investigation (1500 words)35 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Examination (3 hours)50 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07