This unit builds on foundations laid in first year core units Mathematics I and II giving extensive treatment of some of the more advanced areas of mathematics that have applications in engineering, particularly as tools for computer-based modelling, analysis and design related to heat and fluid flow. The unit aims to present students with methods for translating real engineering problems into mathematical form and guide them in developing mathematical techniques for the solution of such problems.
The unit is split into two sections: section one will cover solving ordinary & partial differential equations using methods such as Laplace transforms, Fourier series, and the method of separation of variables; section two will cover differential and integral vector calculus methods.
|Unit name||Calculus of Several Variables|
|Faculty/School||Australian Maritime College
National Centre for Maritime Engineering and Hydrodynamics
|Discipline||National Centre for Maritime Engineering and Hydrodynamics|
A/Prof Irene Penesis
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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|Band||Field of Education|
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3 hours Lectures weekly, 1 hour Tutorial weekly.
Exam 70%, Tutorials 10%, Assignment 10%, Class test 10%
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