Courses & Units

Mathematics I JEE103



This first year mathematics unit provides a broad introduction to the fundamental mathematical operations and methods (differentiation, integration and partial differentiation) and mathematical objects (vectors) needed in engineering and science. We initiate themes of mathematical modelling which are most important in connection with practical problems. This unit lays a solid foundation for more advanced mathematics undertaken in semester two and higher years.


Unit name Mathematics I
Unit code JEE103
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
Discipline National Centre for Maritime Engineering and Hydrodynamics

Dr Christopher Chin

Teaching staff

Dr Christopher Chin

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


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic


International students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 22/2/2021 23/3/2021 12/4/2021 30/5/2021

* 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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Learning Outcomes

ILO 1 Use function algebra to represent functions as tables, graphs, and mathematical expressions and have developed skills in using functions as models for real-life behaviour.

ILO 2 State the basic properties of geometric vectors including products of up to three vectors, and apply the results to the geometry of curves and the motion of objects.

ILO 3 Calculate derivatives of functions involving polynomials, exponentials, logarithms, trigonometric functions and inverses.  Use them to solve problems involving rates of change, maximum and minimum and approximation of functions.

ILO 4 Calculate integrals and use integrals in applications such as Simpson’s rule.

ILO 5 Calculate partial derivatives and apply the chain rules.


Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
010101 $493.00 $493.00 not applicable $2,826.00

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  • Year 12 Maths Methods (or equivalent) or with permission from Unit Coordinator.


Teaching Pattern

Newnham Campus:  3 hours Lectures weekly, 1 hour Tutorial weekly

Cradle Coast Campus: Lectures will be delivered offline, with weekly on-campus tutorials.

Cradle Coast Campus Students:  We strongly recommend to all students (in particular Cradle Coast campus students) that to get the best outcome of the unit, you should physically attend the lectures in the Newnham (Launceston) campus.  However, all lectures are recorded and will be made available on MyLO (subject to availability).  For missed recordings due to external factors beyond the lecturer's control, all reasonable efforts will be made to rectify the situation arising from this.


Examination 60%, Assessments 40%

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