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MA10193: Mathematics 2

Follow this link for further information on academic years Academic Year: 2018/9
Further information on owning departmentsOwning Department/School: Department of Mathematical Sciences
Further information on credits Credits: 3      [equivalent to 6 CATS credits]
Further information on notional study hours Notional Study Hours: 60
Further information on unit levels Level: Certificate (FHEQ level 4)
Further information on teaching periods Period:
Semester 2
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Summary: EX 100%
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Detail:
  • Examination (EX 100%)
Further information on supplementary assessment Supplementary Assessment:
Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)
Further information on requisites Requisites:
Further information on descriptions Description: Aims:
To provide students with a basic introduction to the mathematical skills in linear algebra, complex numbers and linear differential equations.

Learning Outcomes:
After successfully completing this unit students should be able to: use concepts, ideas and results from linear algebra, complex numbers, and differential equations in the context of relevant engineering applications.

Mathematical methods (taught and assessed).


* Linear algebra: Matrix algebra, Determinants, Inverse, Numerical methods, Solution of systems of linear algebraic equations.
* Complex numbers: Argand diagram, Polar coordinates, nth roots, Elementary functions of a complex variable.
* Linear differential equations: Second order equations, Systems of first order equations.
Further information on programme availabilityProgramme availability:

MA10193 is Compulsory on the following programmes:

Department of Chemical Engineering
  • UECE-AFB05 : BEng(Hons) Chemical Engineering (Year 1)
  • UECE-AKB05 : BEng(Hons) Chemical Engineering with Year long work placement (Year 1)
  • UECE-AFM05 : MEng(Hons) Chemical Engineering (Year 1)
  • UECE-AKM05 : MEng(Hons) Chemical Engineering with Year long work placement (Year 1)