Course level

Postgraduate Coursework

Faculty

Science

School

Mathematics & Physics School

Units

2

Duration

One Semester

Class contact

3L1T1C (Summer 6L2T1C)

Incompatible

MATH2000 & MATH2001

Restricted

Permission from the Head of School is required to enrol in this course.

Assessment methods

Assignments and examinations.

Course coordinator

Semester 1 - Dr Jorgen Rasmussen Semester 2 - Yao-Zhong Zhang (yzz@maths.uq.edu.au); Summer -- Dr Phil Isaac

Current course offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 2, 2017 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Summer Semester, 2017 St Lucia Internal Profile unavailable
Semester 1, 2018 St Lucia Internal Profile unavailable
Semester 2, 2018 St Lucia Internal Profile unavailable

Please Note: Course profiles marked as not available may still be in development.

Course description

Second order differential equations; undetermined coefficients, variation of parameters. Multi-dimensional calculus; surface & volume integrals, cylindrical, spherical and general coordinate transformations. Stoke's & Green's theorems, applications (flux, heat equations). Linear algebra, diagonalization, quadratic forms, elementary numerical linear algebra. Taylor series, maxima, minima and saddle points in N-dimensions. Method of least squares for functions. Vector spaces, norms and inner products (for square-integrable functions). Gram-Schmidt orthogonalisation and orthogonal matrices.

Archived offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 1, 2017 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2016 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2016 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Summer Semester, 2016 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2015 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2015 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Summer Semester, 2015 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2014 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2014 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Summer Semester, 2014 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2013 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2013 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Summer Semester, 2013 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2012 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2012 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Summer Semester, 2012 St Lucia Internal Course Profile