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Multivariable Calculus and Modelling - MATH1023

Calculus is a discipline of mathematics that finds profound applications in science, engineering, and economics. This unit investigates multivariable differential calculus and modelling. Emphasis is given both to the theoretical and foundational aspects of the subject, as well as developing the valuable skill of applying the mathematical theory to solve practical problems. Topics covered in this unit of study include mathematical modelling, first order differential equations, second order differential equations, systems of linear equations, visualisation in 2 and 3 dimensions, partial derivatives, directional derivatives, the gradient vector, and optimisation for functions of more than one variable.

Classes
2x1-hr lectures; 1x1-hr tutorial/wk

Assessment
2 x quizzes (30%); 2 x assignments (5%); final exam (65%)

Textbooks
Multivariable Calculus and Modelling (Course Notes for MATH1023)

Assumed knowledge
MATH1X21, HSC Mathematics Extension 1 or equivalent.

Pre-requisites

NSW HSC 2 unit Mathematics or equivalent or a credit or above in MATH1111

Prohibitions

MATH1013 or MATH1903 or MATH1907 or MATH1003 or MATH1923 or MATH1933

Details

Faculty: Science

Summer Main

07 Jan 2019

Department/School: Mathematics and Statistics Academic Operations
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 25 Jan 2019
Unit of study level: Junior
Credit points: 3.0
EFTSL: 0.063
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
Faculty: Science

Semester 2

05 Aug 2019

Department/School: Mathematics and Statistics Academic Operations
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2019
Unit of study level: Junior
Credit points: 3.0
EFTSL: 0.063
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
Faculty: Science

Semester 1

25 Feb 2019

Department/School: Mathematics and Statistics Academic Operations
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2019
Unit of study level: Junior
Credit points: 3.0
EFTSL: 0.063
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: A/Prof Sharon Stephen
HECS Band: 2
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