Course Title: Aerospace Mathematics 2

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2012

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

Course Contact

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Selva Venkatesan

Office: 51.04.09                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Phone: 9925 4964


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,  sit two supervised written examinations and complete a written assignment.

Teaching Schedule



07 AugApplications of Integration Mean and root mean square
214 AugApplications of Integration Centroid of a region and Pappus’ Theorem
321 AugApplications of Integration Second moments of inertia
428 AugComplex Numbers Introduction, addition & subtraction, multiplication & conjugates
504 Sept Complex Numbers 
Division, solutions of eqns & geometric interpretations
611 Sept Complex Numbers Polar and exponential form
718 Sept Complex Numbers Multiplication and division in polar/exp form & powers
825 Sept Complex Numbers Roots and regions
902 OctBoolean Algerbra 
Exercise 1&2
1009 OctBoolean Algerbra Exercise 3
1116 OctBoolean AlgerbraExercise 4
1223 Oct Boolean Algerbra Exercise 5
1330 Oct  Boolean Algerbra Exercise 6
146 NoveExam Period 

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


Other Resources

Overview of Assessment

Assessment consists of:

A Mid-Semester test worth 35%

A Project worth 15% and

Final Examination worth 50%.

Assessment Tasks

One Assignment worth 15%

Mid-Semester Examination worth 35% 

Final Examination worth 50%

Assessment Matrix

Other Information

NOTE:    Dates and activities may alter.
               Students will be advised in advance by the lecturer in charge. 

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