# Course Title: Solve mathematical problems in engineering processes

## Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6068 Advanced Diploma of Computer Science

Course Title: Solve mathematical problems in engineering processes

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

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### Teaching Period(s)

MATH7012C

City Campus

TAFE

155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Face-to-Face

Term1 2008,
Term1 2010,
Term1 2011

Course Contact: Michael Cobucci

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254898

Course Contact Email: michael.cobucci@rmit.edu.au

Course Description

Recommended Mathematics at High School and Year 11/12 Mathematical Methods

A selection of topics including:

-Introductory Mathematics for Computer Science
- Algebra and Functions
- Differential Calculus

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None

National Competency Codes and Titles

 National Element Code & Title: VBN176 Solve mathematical problems in engineering processes Elements: Basic and Essential Arithmetic - Fractions and Decimals - Percentages - Using the Mathematics calculator - Rounding, Significant figures & Standard Notation - Powers, Indices and Roots - Transformation and substitution - Basic Trigonometry - Differentiate and integrate polynomial functions Manipulate indices Use differentiation Use numerical methods

Learning Outcomes

Undersand and use:

• Basic and Essential Arithmetic
• Fractions and Decimals
• Percentages
• Using the Mathematics calculator
• Rounding, Significant figures & Standard Notation
• Powers, Indices and Roots
• Transformation and substitution
• Mathematical Graphs
•  Basic Trigonometry

• Manipulate indices
• Manipulate logarithms
• Sketch graphs
• Use numerical methods
• Differentiate
• Apply differentiation

Overview of Assessment

The student must demonstrate an understanding of all elements of a particular competency to be deemed competent.
Assessment will incorporate a variety of methods including  written small in class tests and theory exams.