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SIT194 - Introduction to Mathematical Modelling

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:

J Cameron

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with: SQP122, SIT193
Contact hours:

4 x 1 hour class per week, 1 x 1 hour practical per week

Note:

Assumed knowledge: VCE Mathematical Methods 3 and 4 or equivalent, or SIT190 Introductory Mathematical Methods.  You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

This unit includes: functions and limits; derivatives and integrals of combinations of polynomials, exponential, logarithmic and trigonometric functions; sequences, series tests and power series; vectors, lines and planes; first order differential equations. Applications studied include graph sketching; approximations to solutions of equations and integrals; formulation of models to solve science and engineering problems.

Assessment

Examination 60%, four assignments (10% each) 40%. To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit, students must achieve a mark of at least 40% in the examination.

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1076$1076$2634$2681

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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