Course Title: Use mathematics for higher level engineering

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6093 Advanced Diploma of Engineering Design

Course Title: Use mathematics for higher level engineering

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 60

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


130T Vocational Engineering


Term2 2010,
Term2 2011,
Term2 2013,
Term1 2014,
Term2 2014,
Term1 2015,
Term2 2015,
Term1 2016

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit covers the competency to differentiate and integrate nth degree polynomials, exponential and logarithmic functions, trigonometric and inverse trigonometric functions and hyperbolic and inverse hyperbolic functions.
This unit also covers the skills and knowledge required in solving engineering mathematics problems by using differentiation, integration and systems of linear equations in conjunction with the deployment of a suitable software application package. This unit also covers the competencies achieved in first semester Engineering athematics at university.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

EDX130B Use technical mathematics (basic)
EDX140B Use technical mathematics (advanced)
EAX110B Use calculus

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

EAX095B Use mathematics for higher level engineering


01. Graph simple functions

02. Use systems of linear equations to solve Engineering mathematics problems.

03. Define and evaluate rate of change.

04. Use the derivative of a function to calculate rates of change.

05. Examine the derivatives of the six trigonometric functions.

06. Graph functions using the first and second derivative.

07. Determine the maximum or minimum of functions in engineering situations.

08. Relate density, mass and moment using antiderivatives or indefinite integrals.

09. Integrate functions using the properties of The Fundamental Theorem of Calculus.

10. Apply the definite integral to engineering calculations.

11. Integrate exponential and Logarithmic functions.

12. Integrate inverse Trigonometric Functions.

13. Differentiate and integrate Hyperbolic and Inverse Hyperbolic Functions.

Learning Outcomes

. Refer to elements

Overview of Assessment

Assessment are conducted in both theoretical and practical aspects of the course according to the performance criteria set out in the National Training Package. Students are required to undertake summative assessments that bring together knowledge and skills.

To successfully complete this course you will be required to demonstrate competency in each assessment tasks detailed under the Assessment Task Section.

Your assessment for this course will be marked using the following table

NYC (<50%)
Not Yet Competent

CAG (50-59%)
Competent - Pass

CC (60-69%)
Competent - Credit

CDI (70-79%)
Competent - Distinction

CHD (80-100%)
Competent - High Distinction