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MAT2500 Engineering Mathematics 3

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Sciences
School or Department : Maths and Computing


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

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.


Module 1 is an introduction to differential equations and series including direction fields, Euler's method, first order separable, first order linear and second order linear with constant coefficients, Taylor series, 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, 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, 2011 External
Semester 2, 2011 On-campus Springfield
Semester 2, 2011 On-campus Toowoomba