Mathematics - ELE00030C

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  • Department: Electronic Engineering
  • Module co-ordinator: Dr. John Szymanski
  • Credit value: 30 credits
  • Credit level: C
  • Academic year of delivery: 2017-18

Module occurrences

Occurrence Teaching cycle
A Autumn Term 2017-18 to Summer Term 2017-18

Module aims

Subject content aims:

  • To develop an understanding of the importance of mathematical tools for the modelling and analysis of engineering systems
  • To develop familiarity and fluency in a range of fundamental areas (including basic algebra, complex numbers and calculus)
  • To introduce and develop fluency in mathematical tools suitable for describing circuits and systems

Graduate skills aims:

  • To develop skills in basic numeric and algebraic techniques
  • To introduce MATLAB as a tool for data visualization and manipulation

Module learning outcomes

Subject content learning outcomes

After successful completion of this module, students will:

  • Display knowledge of a range of mathematical methods and be familiar with a number of basic formulae, relationships and their application
  • Be able to identify the appropriate mathematical tools required to solve a range of problems involving single­variable algebra and calculus
  • Be able to apply those methods, and carry out the associated calculations and manipulations required to work towards a solution
  • Be able to use a range of mathematical techniques for the analysis of dynamic systems, networks and multiple input and output systems

Graduate skills learning outcomes

After successful completion of this module, students will:

  • Be able to state basic technical concepts concisely and accurately
  • Be able to apply a range of commonly­encountered mathematical techniques to given problems
  • Have developed the basic mathematical skills required for solving scientific problems
  • Be able to use MATLAB to plot and analyse results

Assessment

Task Length % of module mark
University - closed examination
Mathematics
2.5 hours 100

Special assessment rules

None

Reassessment

Task Length % of module mark
University - closed examination
Mathematics
2.5 hours 100

Module feedback

Feedback on the examination performance will be provided within six weeks.

Formative feedback is provided in workshops

Indicative reading

Notes and readings will be provided in class.



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