Engineering Mathematics with Calculus

Victoria University of Wellington

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Engineering Mathematics with Calculus

  • Host University

    Victoria University of Wellington

  • Location

    Wellington, New Zealand

  • Area of Study

    Calculus, Engineering Science, Mathematics

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    ENGR 121 or MATH 141

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 5
  • Overview

    Further mathematical techniques employed by electronic and computer systems engineers, with emphasis on methods of calculus, differential equations and linear Algebra. There is an emphasis on engineering applications and use of software.

    Course content
    Complex numbers; Introduction to linear algebra; Applications of differentiation; Integration of functions; Functions of several variables; Introduction to ordinary differential equations

    Course learning objectives
    Students who pass this course will be able to:

    • Interpret, manipulate and derive expressions and properties of differential and integral calculus, and linear algebra.
    • Apply concepts and techniques of calculus and linear algebra to analyse engineering systems and solve engineering problems.
    • Demonstrate mastery of a range of fundamental techniques for solving problems in calculus and linear algebra.
    • Demonstrate an ability to effectively use approximation and numerical techniques, especially in the estimation of physical parameters.
    • Creatively and collaboratively combine skills and knowledge from mathematics, physics, computing and engineering to model an engineering problem.

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