Course Title: Apply Calculus to Engineering Problems
Part B: Course Detail
Teaching Period: Term1 2012
Course Code: MIET7299
Course Title: Apply Calculus to Engineering Problems
School: 130T Vocational Engineering
Campus: City Campus
Program: C6069 - Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology
Course Contact: Program Manager
Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468
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Teacher :- Sergei Eljaste
Phone: 9925 4661
Office Location: Building 57, Level 5
Nominal Hours: 40
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Pre-requisites and Co-requisites
This unit of competency sets out the knowledge and skills required to apply calculus to the solution to engineering problems. This includes differentiation and integration applications to rectilinear motion, maxima and minima and simple differential equations.
National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria
National Element Code & Title:
VBP234 Apply Calculus to Engineering Problems
Identify the requirements for applying calculus.
Select appropriate mathematical method
Verify and interpret result
Details of Learning Activities
The learning activities for this course may include:
• Attending lectures at which the course content will be presented and taught with appropriate examples
• Completing the assigned questions during class time
• Private study, consolidating the material provided/recommended in class and completing all required exercises and other tasks.
|1||Introduction to the course, Function Notification, Limits.|
|2||Differentiation: Gradient of curve, differentiation by first principles|
|3||Basic rules of differentiation and differentiation of polynomials|
|4||Chain rule, product rule and quotient rule|
|5||Differentiation of trigonometric, exponential and logarithmic functions|
|6||Tangent and normal, maxima-minima problems|
|7||Basic Integration and it’s rules. Definite integral and finding areas
|8||Integrations of trigonometric and exponential functions and integrations involving logarithm.
|9||Integration by substitutions and part. Application of integration in rectilinear motion|
|10||Basic first order differential equations|
|11||Revision (2.5 hrs)
|12||Final Test (2.5 hrs)
The resources include the lecture notes, excercises, and any engineering Mathematics or calculus books available in the library .
1. Advanced Engineering Mathematics 9th Ed.
2. James Stewart. Calculus. 5 ed.
Any relevant resources which may include the computer program and calculator.
Overview of Assessment
A person who demonstrates competency in this unit must be able to perform in differentiation and integration applied to practical engineering applications. Competency in this unit cannot be claimed until all prerequisites have been satisfied.
You are required to complete the following three assessment tasks:
2 assignments 20%. each
Final Test 60%.
Assignments will include practical problems of Differentiation (Assgn 1) and integration (Assgn 2).
The open book test will consist of Differentiation and Integration problems.
All assessment tasks need to be succesfully completed to demonstrate competence.
Assignments - Elements 1 - 4
Final test - Elements 1 - 4
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