Faculty of Engineering
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
Functions and coordinate geometry: types of functions, composite functions, inverse functions, modelling of periodic phenomena with trigonometric functions. Complex numbers. Differentiation and integration: concepts and techniques, applications to related rate of change and optimisation problems, areas, volume, and centre of mass. Vectors in two- and three-dimensional space, application to motion and kinematics.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
Weekly Assignments or quizzes: 30%
Final examination (3 hours): 70%
Students are required to achieve at least 45% in the total continuous assessment component and at least 45% in the final examination component and an overall mark of 50% to achieve a pass grade in the unit. Students failing to achieve this requirement will be given a maximum of 45% in the unit.
Three 1 hour lectures ( or equivalent), one 2 hour practice class and 7 hours of private study per week
See also Unit timetable information
Mathematical Methods (CAS)