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Module Title LC Fundamental Mathematics for Chemists
SchoolChemistry
Department Chemistry
Module Code 03 34179
Module Lead Dr Mark Read
Level Certificate Level
Credits 10
Semester Semester 1
Pre-requisites
Co-requisites
Restrictions None
Contact Hours Lecture-10 hours
Practical Classes and workshops-15 hours
Guided independent study-75 hours
Total: 100 hours
Exclusions
Description This module introduces Chemistry students to a number of important mathematical techniques and principles. The material presented is delivered within a chemistry context, i.e. with special emphasis placed on its relevance to students of Chemistry and its application to chemical sciences/chemistry problems. The topics to be covered include: Basic number manipulation and algebra; trigonometry, graphs and equation solving; logs, exponentials and powers; statistics and errors; differentiation and integration; complex numbers; matrices and the use of general mathematical manipulation to solve problems in Chemistry.
Learning Outcomes By the end of the module students should be able to:
  • Apply a number of fundamental mathematical skills and techniques to the solution of problems;
  • Apply a number of fundamental mathematical skills and techniques to the solution of chemical problems, or to the solution of problems relevant to chemistry;
  • Extend their working knowledge of selected mathematical techniques through Chemistry based modules;
  • Apply their focused mathematical skills with confidence.
Assessment 34179-01 : Module Assessment : Exam (School Arranged) - Written Unseen (100%)
Assessment Methods & Exceptions Class test (30%) and exam (70%)
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