Engineering Mathematics

Course code MATH2420Units 10Level 2000Faculty of Science and Information TechnologySchool of Mathematical and Physical Sciences

Introduces key areas of mathematics directly relevant to Electrical, Computer or Telecommunications Engineering. Provides a sound grounding in the differentiation and integration of functions of complex variables, as well as essential concepts associated with both discrete and continuous probability spaces. These topics provide an essential foundation for modern control engineering and signal processing.

Available in 2015

Callaghan CampusSemester 2
UoN SingaporeTrimester 3
Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesAt the successful completion of this course, students will have:
1. mathematical knowledge in the areas of complex variable theory and probability theory to support further engineering studies.
2. an enhanced analytical ability, in particular, improved problem-solving and abstract reasoning skills.
Content.Functions of a complex variable
.Differentiation of functions
.Cauchy's integral theorem
.The calculus of residues - series expansions
.Contour integration
.Discrete and continuous probability distributions
.Probability density functions, expectation, variance and covariance
.Sums of random variables
.Hypothesis testing
.Generating functions
.Central limit theorem
.Confidence intervals
Replacing Course(s)n/a
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeMATH1120 or MATH1220, and MATH2310.
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Assessment Items
Examination: Class
Essays / Written Assignments
Examination: Formal
Quiz - Class
Contact HoursLecture: for 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Tutorial: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for MATH2420