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MAT1502 Engineering Mathematics 2

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


Pre-requisite: Only Students enrolled in Program BENG must have done MAT1500 or MAT1100

Other requisites

For students not in the BENG program, current skills at the level of Queensland Senior Secondary School Studies Maths B or equivalent are assumed. This course is equivalent to MAT1102. Students cannot enrol in MAT1502 if they have successfully completed MAT1102 or are currently enrolled in MAT1502.


It is assumed that students entering this course already have well-established algebra, function, graphing and trigonometry competencies, and have already developed introductory level skills in matrices, vectors and calculus. This course advances conceptual and technical competencies in these fields by investigating limits, continuity, inverse functions, compositions, rational functions and implicit functions. Differentiation and integration are advanced and used in engineering applications and problem-solving. Vector algebra is extended and applied to the description of lines and planes in space. Matrix algebra is extended to determinants, and used for modelling and to solve systems of linear equations in a range of settings. Euler notation is used to represent complex numbers and functions.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2012 External
Semester 1, 2012 On-campus Springfield
Semester 1, 2012 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2012 External
Semester 2, 2012 On-campus Springfield
Semester 2, 2012 On-campus Toowoomba