CH10214: Mathematics for chemistry
[Page last updated: 21 April 2022]
Academic Year:  2022/3 
Owning Department/School:  Department of Chemistry 
Credits:  6 [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] 
Notional Study Hours:  120 
Level:  Certificate (FHEQ level 4) 
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Assessment Summary:  CW 25%, EX 75% 
Assessment Detail: 

Supplementary Assessment: 

Requisites:  
Learning Outcomes:  At the end of this unit a student should be able to recognise and solve numerical problems in the chemistry context. 
Aims:  * To introduce students to a number of mathematical concepts used in chemistry primarily through chemistry examples. * To offer students the opportunity to use these mathematical concepts to solve chemistry problems. * To improve students' dexterity with mathematical concepts. 
Skills:  Numeracy (T,A) Problem solving (T, F, A). 
Content:  * Revision of differentiation  definition, derivatives of exponential and trigonometric functions. Chain rule. * Integration  definition, indefinite integrals, area under a curve, by substitution and by parts * Graphical functions * Complex numbers * Errors. 
Programme availability: 
CH10214 is Optional on the following programmes:Department of Chemistry

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