Courses Catalogue

Engineering Mathematics I

COURSE CODE: MAT1211
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 4
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Mechanical Engineering, Bsc
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description


The course comprises of Complex numbers, Infinite & Fourier series, Vector calculus, and

Matrices:  Solutions  of  Linear  Systems,  Diagonalizable  Matrices,  and  Applications  of

Matrices.

COURSE JUSTIFICATION/RATIONALE

To Consolidate and advance the material covered in Pre-University Mathematics; Provide the mathematical tools needed in other semesters' course units and Develop the analytical and critical thinking abilities fundamental to problem-solving in Engineering.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  •  At the end of this course, the student should be able to:
  •    Know the concepts in Complex numbers, Infinite & Fourier series, Vector calculus, and Matrices.
  •    Apply the learnt concepts in solving engineering problems.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

A student on completing this course is expected to:

  •   Outline linear equations and what approaches should be taken to solve them.
  •  Solve complex numbers and apply them in solving engineering problems.
  •    State the tests and theorems involved in infinite and Fourier series and apply them to solve Problems in Engineering.
  •   Calculate numbers involving vectors and their applications in engineering.
  •    Solve linear systems using matrices
  • Diagoalize matrices
  •    Apply matrices in solving problems in different engineering fields.