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A first course in the methods and applications of engineering mathematics. Topics include calculus, linear algebra, and modelling techniques. This Course is designed for engineering students who have done well in NCEA Mathematics with calculus.
A pass in EMTH118 allows entry into EMTH119 and also prepares students for EMTH171 and ENGR102. Topics:Linear equations and matrices; functions, limits and continuity; vector geometry; differentiation; applications of differentiation; integration; and applications of integration, including an introduction to first order differential equations.
1) MATH101, or2) NCEA 14 Credits (18 strongly recommended) at level 3 Mathematics (including the standards 'Apply differentiation methods in solving problems (91578)' and 'Apply integration methods in solving problems (91579)'), or3) Cambridge: D at A level or an A at AS level in Mathematics, or4) IB: 4 at HL or 5 at SL in Mathematics, or5) approval of the Head of School based on alternative prior learning.
MATH102, MATH108, MATH199
Brendan Creutz
Phillipa Gourdie
Rick Beatson , David Rodda and Phillipa Gourdie
Note: To pass this course you must obtain a final mark of at least 50% and obtain at least 40% in the final examination.
Recommended reading:Stewart, James: Calculus Early Transcendentals. 8th edition. ISBN: 9781305272378
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Domestic fee $975.00
International fee $5,500.00
* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.
For further information see Mathematics and Statistics .