Courses & Units

Differential Equations, Linear Algebra & Applications 2 KMA254

Hobart

Introduction

Covers use of calculus and applied linear algebra in solving problems that arise in the modelling of real-world situations in biology, physics, chemistry and engineering. Introduction to phenomena that involve continuous change with time; dynamical systems. Linear and non-linear differential equations. Differential equations of first order. Examples. Separable and linear equations. Non-linear equations, transformations. Second-order equations; examples. Solutions of forced and unforced equations. Systems of first-order differential equations, reduction to algebraic systems. Eigenvalues, eigenvectors. Linear independence, orthogonality. Inner product spaces. Laplace transforms.

Summary

Unit name Differential Equations, Linear Algebra & Applications 2
Unit code KMA254
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of SET, AMC, IMAS
School of Physical Sciences
Discipline Mathematics and Physics
Teaching staff

Prof L Forbes

Level Intermediate
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 16/7/2018 10/8/2018 3/9/2018 21/10/2018

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2017: $1,131.00 2017: $2,168.00 010101

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Requisites

Prerequisites

KMA152 OR JEE103 and KMA154 OR JEE104

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

3x1-hr lectures, 1-hr tutorial, 1 computer lab weekly

Assessment

2-hr exam (70%), internal assessment (30%)

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Textbooks

Required

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