# Course Title: Use mathematics at technician level

## Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6066

Course Title: Use mathematics at technician level

Portfolio: SET

Nominal Hours: 60.0

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

### Teaching Period(s)

CIVE5619

City Campus

TAFE

130T Infra, Electrotec & Build Serv

Face-to-Face

Term1 2008

Course Contact: Tony Skinner Program Coordinator

Course Contact Phone: (03) 9925 4444

Course Contact Email: tony.skinner@rmit.edu.au

Course Description

This unit covers the skills and knowledge required to apply the essential core skills in basic arithmetic, algebra and geometry to simple engineering problems, common to all engineering disciplines

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None

National Competency Codes and Titles

 National Element Code & Title: EDX130 Use mathematics at technician level Elements: Solve analytical and applied problems using the right-angled triangle definition of sine, cosine, tangent Solve engineering mathematical problems by determining the equations of straight lines and representing them graphically on the Cartesian Plane Solve engineering mathematical problems using elementary geometric concepts Solve engineering mathematics problems using fractions and decimals Solve engineering problems involving operations on real numbers and the manipulation of algebraic terms leading to the solution of linear equations Solve engineering problems using ratio proportion and percent Solve mathematical problems involving triangles Solve two and three dimensional engineering mathematics problems Transpose and evaluate engineering formulae

Learning Outcomes

Solve analytical and applied problems using the right-angled triangle definition of sine, cosine, tangent

Solve engineering mathematical problems by determining the equations of straight lines and representing them graphically on the Cartesian Plane

Solve engineering mathematical problems using elementary geometric concepts
Solve engineering mathematics problems using fractions and decimals

Solve engineering problems involving operations on real numbers and the manipulation of algebraic terms leading to the solution of linear equations

Solve engineering problems using ratio proportion and percent

Solve mathematical problems involving triangles

Solve two and three dimensional engineering mathematics problems
Transpose and evaluate engineering formulae

Overview of Assessment

This unit will be assessed in the classroom environment using holistic assessment based on typical workplace activities.

Assessment will comprise :
• Three to four tests to be given during the semester (3 x 33 1/3% or 4 x 25%)