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Course Details in 2020/21 Session

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Module Title Engineering Mathematics 1
SchoolSchool of Engineering
Department Mechanical Engineering
Module Code 04 27887
Module Lead Dr Edward Tarte
Level Certificate Level
Credits 20
Semester Semester 1
Restrictions Compulsory across Civil, EESE, and Mechanical Engineering
Contact Hours Lecture-30 hours
Seminar-10 hours
Tutorial-10 hours
Practical Classes and workshops-10 hours
Guided independent study-140 hours
Total: 200 hours
Description The module aims to enhance student knowledge and understanding of the mathematics used in Engineering and to develop the skills of its use.

Exponentials, logarithms and hyperbolic functions
Taylor's and Maclaurin's series
Vector Algebra
Complex Numbers
Differentiation of implicit, trigonometric and parametric
Ordinary differential equations
Matrices and determinants
Mathematical foundations of numerical methods
Learning Outcomes By the end of the module students should be able to:
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of mathematical principles necessary to underpin their education across engineering disciplines.
  • Enable students to apply mathematical methods, tools and notations proficiently in the analysis and solution of engineering problems.
Assessment 27887-01 : Exam : Exam (Centrally Timetabled) - Written Unseen (50%)
27887-03 : Continuous assessment : Class Test (30%)
27887-04 : Coursework : Coursework (20%)
Assessment Methods & Exceptions Assessments:
(30%) Continuous assessment (timed online multiple-choice quizzes)
(20%) Coursework – long written answer questions (timed submitted online)
(50%) Timed online exam in January assessment period (can be replaced by 2-hour closed book centrally timetabled exam in January assessment period if this is possible).

(100%) Online exam
Other Duplicate of Dubai-based module 30331
Reading List A Croft and R Davidson, Mathematics for Engineers; 3rd Edition, Pearson 2008;
K A Stroud, Engineering Mathematics; 6th Edition, Plagrave 2007;
D A Mcquarrie, Mathematical Methods for Scientists and Engineers, University Science Books 2003;