This module expands on introductory mathematics and provides students with the appropriate mathematical tools necessary for the further study of electronic, mechanical and computer systems. The main emphasis of the course is in applied calculus, which is used to solve real-world engineering problems, and the mathematics software MATLAB.
Total contact hours: 40
Private study hours: 110
Total study hours: 150
Method of assessment
• Engineering Mathematics, K.A. Stroud, Palgrave, ISBN 0-333-91939-4
• Advanced Engineering Mathematics, K.A Stroud and D.J. Booth. Palgrave; 4th Revised edition ISBN 978-1403903129
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 familiarity with aspects of applied calculus.
2. Demonstrate fluency in the use of mathematical tools in problem solving.
The intended generic learning outcomes. On successfully completing the module students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate knowledge of the appropriate mathematical tools necessary for the further study of electronic, mechanical and computer systems
2. Demonstrate fluency in the use of these tools in problem solving.
3. Demonstrate IT skills.
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Credit level 4. Certificate level module usually taken in the first stage of an undergraduate degree.
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