LO1: Solve first and second order differential equations using techniques of differential and integral calculus,
LO2: Calculate probabilities associated with simple experiments,
LO3: Calculate probabilities for Binomial, Normal and Poisson distributions,
LO4: Calculate the coefficient of correlation and regression line for bivariate data,
LO5: Determine the optimum sample size for a desired level of confidence,
LO6: Apply these techniques to problems in applied science.
Integral calculus: Review integration by parts and partial fractions. First order differential equations, geometrical interpretation, and analytic and numerical methods of solution. Second order differential equations and their applications to applied science.
Probability: Rules of probability. Binomial, Normal and Poisson distributions.
Statistics: Descriptive statistics. Linear correlation and regression. Sampling theory. Confidence Intervals. Quality control. Applications to applied science.
Stroud K.A., Engineering Mathematics: Programmes and Problems, 4th ed (Macmillan, 1995).
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Written Examination - 50% (1x3 hrs).
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