Mathematics is the fundamental language of engineering, allowing complex ideas to be formulated and developed. This course provides the sound basis of mathematical techniques and methods required by almost all other modules in the department's engineering courses. Topics covered include functions, set theory, complex numbers, calculus, linear algebra, statistics and probability.
Total contact hours: 30
Private study hours: 120
Total study hours: 150
• Engineering Mathematics, 7th edition, 2013, K.A. Stroud, Palgrave, ISBN 978-1137031204
See the library reading list for this module (Canterbury)
The intended subject specific learning outcomes. On successfully completing the module students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate a familiarity with aspects of functions, set theory, calculus, linear algebra, statistics and probability.
2. Demonstrate a fluency in the use of these mathematical tools in problem solving.
The intended generic learning outcomes. On successfully completing the module students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate problem solving skills using mathematics
2. Demonstrate the ability to interpret data
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