SIT194 - Introduction to Mathematical Modelling
|Year||2016 unit information|
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)|
|Incompatible with:||SQP122, SIT193|
Campus: 4 x 1 hour class per week, 1 x 1 hour practical per week.
Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin. Students will have the opportunity to participate in online consultation sessions.
Assumed knowledge: VCE Mathematical Methods 3 and 4 or equivalent, or SIT190 Introductory Mathematical Methods.
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 approximations to solutions of equations and integrals and formulation of models to solve science and engineering problems.
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.