Introduction to Engineering Mathematics

This module prepares the student for progression onto the degree level 7 mathematics. It reintroduces the ideas of differentiation from the basics up to partial differentiation and integration from the basics up to integration by parts. It also covers formula manipulation, the factor theorem, partial fractions and complex numbers. The course is designed so that real life situations are used to demonstrate where the techniques are used.

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Applicants will be expected to hold a Level 5 National / Higher Certificate in Business, Science, Engineering or equivalent. Applicants with other qualifications and/or with relevant experience may also be considered through ATU Sligo’s Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process.

Upon compeletion of this module learner will be able to:

1.Be able to manipulate mathematical equations
 
2.Be able to graph linear, quadratic, exponential, log and trig functions
 
3.Use the factor theorem and remainder theorem
 
4.Find partial fractions
 
5.Differentiate using the chain rule, product rule and quotient rule, find the maxima and minima of functions
 
6.perform parametric, implicit differentiation and partial differentiation
 
7.perform integration by substitution and by parts
 
8.Calculate areas using integration
 
9.Apply De Moivre's theorem to find the powers of complex numbers

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Previous modules may be used as recognition of prior learning towards Advance Centre degree programmes.

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