MATH 1022 Mathematics for Engineers Preliminary (WSTC AssocD)
Credit Points 10
Legacy Code 700103
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Description This unit covers the fundamental mathematical concepts and techniques necessary for the study of Engineering. Topics include Arithmetic and Algebra, Trigonometry, Functions, and Introductory Differential and Integral calculus.
School Eng, Design & Built Env
Student Contribution Band HECS Band 1 10cp
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Level Undergraduate Level 1 subject
Incompatible Subjects MATH 1011 - Fundamentals of Mathematics
Restrictions Students must be enrolled at Western Sydney University, The College in 7022 Associate Degree in Engineering.
- Perform arithmetic operations and manipulate algebraic symbols as required in solving mathematical problems set in an engineering context
- Solve mathematical problems using trigonometry, logarithmic and exponential functions
- Apply correctly the techniques of both differential and integral calculus to solve problems that may involve transcendental functions.
- Communicate mathematical ideas using standard practices
2. Relations and Functions: Domain and range, linear functions, quadratic functions, roots of quadratic equations
3. Logarithmic and Exponential Functions: Definition and properties of exponentials, graphing exponentials, differentiation and integration of exponentials, exponential growth and decay. Definition and properties of logarithms, graphing logarithms, differentiation and integration of logarithms.
4. Trigonometry: Trigonometric ratios, exact ratios, Sine and Cosine rules, reciprocal ratios, angles of any magnitude
5. Trigonometric Functions: Radian measure, graphing, properties of functions, differentiation, integration
6. Further Trigonometric Functions: Applied trigonometry, sums and differences of angles, equation solving, general solutions to trigonometric equations.
7. Inverse Functions and Inverse Trigonometric Functions: y=logax and y=ax as inverse functions, inverse trigonometric functions, differentiation and integration of inverse functions.
8. Differentiation: Limits and continuity;
9. the derivative from first principles; differentiation formulae; implicit differentiation, tangents and normals to curves, stationary points, higher order derivatives, curve sketching, problems involving maxima and minima, differentiation of trigonometric functions, logarithmic and exponential functions, and inverse trigonometric functions
10. Integration: Primitive functions, definite integrals, areas between curves; integration of trigonometric functions, logarithmic and exponential functions, and inverse trigonometric functions
The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.
|5 Online quizzes. Each quiz is worth 3%||Approx. 30 minutes||15||N||Individual|
|Class Test||90 minutes||25||N||Individual|
|4 Online quizzes. Each quiz is worth 5%||Approx. 30 minutes||20||N||Individual|
|Final examination||2 hours||40||Y||Individual|
- Croft, A & Davison, R (2008) Mathematics for engineers (3rd ed). Harlow: Pearson Prentice Hall, Harlow UK
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