This module builds on the Mathematics I module to develop key mathematical techniques involving multiple independent variables. These include the topics of differential equations, multivariate calculus, non-Cartesian coordinates, and vector calculus that are needed for Physics modules in Stages 2 and 3.
Total Contact Hours: 36
Total Private Study Hours: 114
Total Study Hours: 150
This is not available as an elective module choice.
Method of assessment
• Problem Set 1 (4 hours) – 15%
• Problem Set 2 (4 hours) – 15%
• Examination (2 hours) – 70%
Stroud, K., and Booth, D. (2020). Engineering Mathematics (Eighth Edition). London: Palgrave Macmillan
See the library reading list for this module (Canterbury)
1 Use mathematical skills in the topics of differential equations, multivariate calculus, non-Cartesian coordinates, and vector calculus.
2 Analyse mathematical problems and select appropriate mathematical theorems and techniques for their solution.
3 Ability to correctly carry out algebraic manipulations, differentiate, and integrate, when solving mathematical problems.
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