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MTH9020

Faculty of Science

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 0 (NATIONAL PRIORITY), 0.125 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Science
OfferedGippsland First semester 2011 (Off-campus)
Coordinator(s)Dr Alistair Carr

Synopsis

Integration techniques, numerical integration, improper integrals; sequences and series, approximation of functions with polynomials and trigonometric functions; ordinary differential equations and modelling, models of population growth, predator-prey systems, oscillations; multivariable functions: partial and directional derivatives, maxima and minima, multiple integrals; linear systems as matrix equations, Gaussian elimination, the structure of vector spaces, eigenvalues and eigenvectors and their application to dynamical systems.

Assessment

Examination (3 hours): 60%
3 Assignments: 30%; Online activities: 10%
Students will be required to pass at least two assignments and the final examination to be awarded a pass grade in the unit.

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Andrew Percy

Prerequisites

MTH9010