In this unit, you will apply the essential calculus concepts, processes, and techniques to develop mathematical models for science and engineering problems. You will use the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus to illustrate the relationship between the derivative and the integral of a function. The theorem will also be applied to problems involving definite integrals. Differential calculus will be used to construct mathematical models that investigate a variety of rate-of-change and optimisation problems. You will learn how to apply the standard rules and techniques of integration. Science and engineering disciplinary problems will be investigated through the use of differential equations. Other important elements of this unit are the communication of results, concepts, and ideas using mathematics as a language. Mathematical software will also be used to visualise, analyse, validate, and solve problems studied in the unit.
|Student Contribution Band||SCA Band 1|
|Fraction of Full-Time Student Load||0.125|
|Pre-requisites or Co-requisites||
|Class Timetable||View Unit Timetable|
|Residential School||No Residential School|
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Each 6-credit Undergraduate unit at CQUniversity requires an overall time commitment of an average of 12.5 hours of study per week, making a total of 150 hours for the unit.
This is a graded unit: your overall grade will be calculated from the marks or grades for each assessment task, based on the relative weightings shown in the table above. You must obtain an overall mark for the unit of at least 50%, or an overall grade of ‘pass’ in order to pass the unit. If any ‘pass/fail’ tasks are shown in the table above they must also be completed successfully (‘pass’ grade). You must also meet any minimum mark requirements specified for a particular assessment task, as detailed in the ‘assessment task’ section (note that in some instances, the minimum mark for a task may be greater than 50%).
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