MTH102 Computer Aided Mathematics 2 with Applications (8)

The aim of this subject is to continue to develop students' ability to apply commonly used techniques in applied mathematics. Topics include integration, differential equations and modelling, series (including Taylor series), vectors and functions of several variables and complex numbers. The subject will also enable students to develop their skill in using a computer based algebra system.

Availability

Session 2 (60)
Online
Wagga Wagga Campus
Session 3 (90)
Online
Wagga Wagga Campus

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: MTH102. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System

HD/FL

Duration

One session

School

School of Computing and Mathematics

Prerequisites

MTH101

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to use techniques of integration;
  • be able to solve simple differential equations;
  • be able to calculate and use Taylor series approximations;
  • be able to use techniques of calculus for functions of several variables;
  • be able to perform calculations with complex numbers;
  • be able to use a computer algebra system to assist with calculations and graphs.

Syllabus

This subject will cover the following topics:
  • Techniques of integration.
  • Ordinary differential equations and modelling.
  • Sequences, series, Taylor series.
  • Vectors, functions of several variables.
  • Complex numbers.

Indicative Assessment

The following table summarises the assessment tasks for the online offering of MTH102 in Session 3 2019. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated and can also differ to suit the mode of study (online or on campus).

Item Number
Title
Value %
1
Integration (online)
5
2
Differential equations
10
3
Calculus of several variables
10
4
Series and complex numbers (online)
5
5
Final exam
70

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: July 2020. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.

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