Course Title: Advanced Engineering Mathematics 1

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6011 Advanced Diploma of Engineering (Aerospace)

Course Title: Advanced Engineering Mathematics 1

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 60

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Teaching Period(s)

MATH5153

City Campus

TAFE

155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Face-to-Face

Term1 2008,
Term1 2009,
Term1 2010,
Term1 2011,
Term2 2011,
Term2 2012

Course Contact: Ray Rozen

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4699

Course Contact Email: ray.rozen@rmit.edu.au

Course Description

The purpose of this course is to provide participants with the skills, knowledge and attitudes required to perform fundamental mathematical procedures and processes for solution of engineering problems, particularly the use of calculus and vector analyses. The course aims to show the relevance of mathematics to engineering and applied science.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Equivalent to MATH5156 Aerospace Mathematics 1

National Competency Codes and Titles

 National Element Code & Title: VBH624 Advanced Engineering Mathematics 1

Learning Outcomes

1. Apply the principles of Vector algebra to solve a variety of basic problems in engineering and Applied Science

2. Apply the principles of Analytical Geometry and vector analysis to determine the equations of the straight lines and planes in Three Dimensional Space

3.Differentiate the functions involving Exponential, Logarithmic, trigonometric, Inverse Trigonometric, Hyperbolic and Inverse Hyperbolic Functions.

4. Apply the principles of Differential Calculus to solve a variety of practical problems in Engineering and Applied Science.

5. Aplly the principles of Partial Differentiation, Directional Derivatives, and Double integral.

6.Use various types of Series to test the convergence and divergence - Ratio Test.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment consists of Mid Semester Test (35%), Final Semester Examination (55%) and an Assignment(10%).