Course Title: Aerospace Mathematics 2

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2009

Course Code: MATH5158

Course Title: Aerospace Mathematics 2

School: 155T Life & Physical Sciences

Campus: City Campus

Program: C6011 - Advanced Diploma of Engineering (Aerospace)

Course Contact : Tatjana Grozdanovski

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 2283

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Nominal Hours: 60

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Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

MATH5156 Mathematics 1

Course Description

This course provides training in mathematics that underpins more advanced training required for employment as para-professional technicians.
Areas covered in this course include:
• Introduction to complex numbers
• Complex numbers applications
• Differential equations
• Vectors
• Partial derivatives
• Sequences and series
• Boolean Algebra.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

VBH156 Aerospace Mathematics 2

Learning Outcomes

1. Explain concepts and solve problems relating to complex numbers.
2. Perform exercises involving complex numbers.
3. Solve differential equations (DEs).
4. Solve vector problems.
5. Perform exercises involving partial derivatives.
6. Perform exercises involving sequences and series.
7. Perform exercises involving Boolean Algebra.

Details of Learning Activities

Students will be required to analyze and solve problems related to Integration, Complex Numbers and Boolean Algebra. Students will be expected to attend lecture/ tutorial classes and sit two supervised written examinations.

Teaching Schedule



10 JulyApplications of Integration Mean and root mean square
217 JulyApplications of Integration Centroid of a region and Pappus’ Theorem
324 JulyApplications of Integration Second moments of inertia
431 JulyComplex Numbers Introduction, addition & subtraction, multiplication & conjugates
57 Aug Complex Numbers Division, solutions of eqns & geometric interpretations
614 Aug Complex Numbers Polar and exponential form
721 Aug Complex Numbers Multiplication and division in polar/exp form & powers
828 Aug Complex Numbers Roots and regions
104 Sept VACATION 
1111 Sept EXAM 1 
1218 Sept Boolean Algerbra Exercise 1
1325 Sept Boolean Algerbra Exercise 2
142 Oct Boolean Algerbra Exercise 3
159 Oct Boolean Algerbra Exercise 4
1616 Oct Boolean Algerbra Exercise 5
1723 Oct Boolean Algerbra Exercise 6
1830 Oct REVISION 
196 Nov EXAM 2 
2013 Nov EXAM 2 

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Overview of Assessment

Assessment consists of:

A Mid-Semester test worth 35%

A Project worth 15% and

Final Examination worth 50%.

Assessment Tasks

Two Assignments worth 10% each

Two Examinations worth 40% each

Assessment Matrix

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