School Of Computing, Engineering And Mathematics

About this Unit

From 2016 this unit will be replaced by 301077 Mathematics for Industrial Design. This unit is designed to assist in the transition from secondary school mathematics to university first year level mathematics, and gradually bring students to the required standard. It provides a sound foundation in basic mathematical tools in the areas of algebra, trigonometry, probability and calculus, which are particularly relevant to first year mathematics and statistics core subjects. The algebra section revises basic arithmetic manipulation before introducing functions, polynomial, logarithmic and exponential functions, solving equations, matrix manipulation and applications. The probability section covers basic concepts of probability. The trigonometry section introduces the concept of angles, trigonometric functions and their fundamental identities. The calculus section incldes limits, differentiation, maximum and minimum values, graphing and integration. These mathematical methods and simple concepts are illustrated using practical examples derived from many different areas relevant to students.

Courses

Fundamentals of MathematicsWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 200191.5

Discipline: MATHEMATICS

Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 1

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator

Leanne Rylands

Equivalent Units

700108 Analysis of Change (UWSC); 700123 Quantitative Thinking (UWSC)

Incompatible Units

200195 Maths Methods A; 200196 Maths Methods B; 14505 Engineering Maths 1; 200031 Maths for Business; 200237 Maths for Engineers 1; 200189 Concepts of Maths; 300672 Maths 1A; 300673 Maths 1B, 300830 Analysis of Change; 300831 Quantitative Thinking

Unit Enrolment Restrictions

Permission required for students enrolled in 3562 Bachelor of Science (Advanced Science).

Teaching Periods

Nothing on offer.

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About this Unit

From 2016 this unit will be replaced by 301077 Mathematics for Industrial Design. This unit is designed to assist in the transition from secondary school mathematics to university first year level mathematics, and gradually bring students to the required standard. It provides a sound foundation in basic mathematical tools in the areas of algebra, trigonometry, probability and calculus, which are particularly relevant to first year mathematics and statistics core subjects. The algebra section revises basic arithmetic manipulation before introducing functions, polynomial, logarithmic and exponential functions, solving equations, matrix manipulation and applications. The probability section covers basic concepts of probability. The trigonometry section introduces the concept of angles, trigonometric functions and their fundamental identities. The calculus section incldes limits, differentiation, maximum and minimum values, graphing and integration. These mathematical methods and simple concepts are illustrated using practical examples derived from many different areas relevant to students.

Courses

3502.7 | Bachelor of Design and Technology | CONTINUING |

3503.2 | Bachelor of Industrial Design | CONTINUING |

3503.4 | Bachelor of Industrial Design | CONTINUING |

3503.5 | Bachelor of Industrial Design | CONTINUING |

3503.6 | Bachelor of Industrial Design | CONTINUING |

3503.7 | Bachelor of Industrial Design | CONTINUING |

Specialisations

RU3062.1 | Biomedical Science | CONTINUING |

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