# Course Title: Aerospace Mathematics 1

## Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6011 Advanced Diploma of Engineering (Aerospace)

Course Title: Aerospace Mathematics 1

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

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### Teaching Period(s)

MATH5156

City Campus

TAFE

155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Face-to-Face

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

Course Contact: Nancy Varughese

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4713

Course Contact Email: nancy.varughese@rmit.edu.au

Course Description

This unit covers the selection and application of calculus techniques to resolve engineering problems. It includes finding derivatives from first principles, using rules of derivatives to find first and second derivatives of functions; applying integral calculus to functions; applying differential and integral calculus to engineering problems.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

A pass in MEM30012A Apply mathematical techniques in manufacturing, engineering or related situations or
Year 11 mathematical methods 1 and 2, or equivalent

National Competency Codes and Titles

 National Element Code & Title: VBH154 Aerospace Mathematics 1 Elements: 1. Apply differentiation techniques to engineering applications. 2. Apply integration techniques to engineering applications.

Learning Outcomes

1. Apply differentiation techniques to engineering applications.

1. 1 Differentiate polynomial functions by first principles.
1.2. Differentiate polynomials, trigonometric, logarithmic and exponential functions using the rules of differentiation.
1.3  Use the chain, product and quotient rule of differentiation to all functions in 1.2 above.

1.4 Application of differentiation to solving engineering problems.

2. Apply integration techniques to engineering applications.

2.1 Integrate polynomials, trigonometric, and exponential functions using the rules of integration.
2.2 Evaluate definite integrals of functions above in 2.1, and find areas.

2.3  Application of ntegration techniques to solve engineering problems.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including written/oral activities and demonstration of mathematical problem solving skills to solve engineering problems. Participants are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment activities to their teacher/assessor. Feedback will be provided throughout the course.