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MAT2500 Engineering Mathematics 3

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Sciences
School or Department : Maths and Computing
Version produced : 21 April 2014

Requisites

Pre-requisite: MAT1102 or MAT1502 or Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: GCEN or GDET or METC or MENS

Other requisites

This course is substantially equivalent to MAT2100. Students cannot enroll in MAT2500 if they have successfully completed, or are currently enrolled in MAT2100.

Synopsis

Module 1 is an introduction to ordinary differential equations (ODEs) and series including direction fields, Euler's method, first order separable ODEs, first order and second order linear ODEs with constant coefficients, Taylor and Fourier series. Module 2 covers multivariable calculus including representation of functions of several variables, surfaces and curves in space, partial differentiation, optimisation, directional derivatives, gradient, divergence and curl, line integrals of the 1-st and 2-nd kinds, iterated integrals, Green's theorem. Module 3 extends the linear algebra of MAT1502 Engineering Mathematics 2 to cover eigenvalues and eigenvectors, vector space, bases, dimensions, rank, systems of linear equations, symmetric matrices, transformations, diagonalisation with applications. Engineering applications are discussed in each module.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2013 External
Semester 2, 2013 On-campus Springfield
Semester 2, 2013 On-campus Toowoomba