Aims/Description: This unit will reinforce the students' engineering mathematics and statistical knowledge through the application of mathematical concepts to engineering problems. Topics covered include ordinary differential equations, Laplace Transforms, applied statistics using probability distributions and hypothesis testing, partial differential equations and Fourier series. The students will also be introduced to the concept of mathematical modelling using appropriate computer programmes. 

Teaching Methods: Lectures, Tutorials, Problem solving, Laboratory work, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work, Classroom testing

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Advanced Manufacturing Research Group):

Teaching timetable


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Teaching methods and assessment displayed on this page are indicative for 2021-22. Students will be informed by the academic department of any changes made necessary by the ongoing pandemic.

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