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33230 Mathematical Modelling 2

6cp
Requisite(s): 33130 Mathematical Modelling 1 OR 33190 Mathematical Modelling for Science
Anti-requisite(s): 33290 Statistics and Mathematics for Science AND 35101 Introduction to Linear Dynamical Systems AND 35102 Introduction to Analysis and Multivariable Calculus AND 35151 Introduction to Statistics AND Spks Between C10154 and C10158

This subject consists of two parts: multivariate calculus and an introduction to statistics. The mathematical part develops the mathematical skills required for mathematical modelling of systems involving more than one independent variable. The statistics part is an introduction to descriptive statistics, statistical inference and simple linear regression. Topics include linear algebra, solutions to sets of equations resulting from particular problems, eigenvectors and eigenvalues, partial derivatives, optimisation, multiple integrals and their applications, and probability with a focus on the determination of the reliability of a system of components in various engineering contexts.

Typical availability

Autumn semester, City campus
Spring semester, City campus
Summer session, City campus


Detailed subject description.

Fee information

  • 2014 contribution for commencing Commonwealth-supported students: $1076 (Note: Students who commenced prior to 1 January 2010 should consult the Fees Calculator by Subject for relevant student contribution charges for Commonwealth-supported students. Not all students are eligible for Commonwealth-supported places.)
  • 2014 amount for undergraduate domestic fee-paying students: $3125 (Note: Fees for postgraduate domestic fee-paying students and international students are charged according to the course they are enrolled in. Students should refer to the annual fees schedule.)
  • Subject EFTSL: 0.125

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