Undergraduate Course: Mathematics for Informatics 1b (MINF08001)
|School||School of Mathematics
||College||College of Science and Engineering
||Availability||Available to all students
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 8 (Year 1 Undergraduate)
|Home subject area||Mathematics
||Other subject area||Mathematics for Informatics
||Taught in Gaelic?||No
|Course description||*In 2011-12, this course is available only to students retaking it and will be assessed on an 'exam only' basis.*
Number systems, bases, inequalities, real functions, differentiation, logs and exponentials, integration;
Information for Visiting Students
|Displayed in Visiting Students Prospectus?||No
Course Delivery Information
|Delivery period: 2011/12 Semester 1, Available to all students (SV1)
||WebCT enabled: No
|No Classes have been defined for this Course|
||First class information not currently available|
||Tutorials: F at 1110 or 1210
|Main Exam Diet S1 (December)||Mathematics for Informatics 1b||1:30|
|Resit Exam Diet (August)||1:30|
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
|1. Know the names and notations for the basic number systems (integers, reals, rationals).
2. Be able to convert real numbers between different bases.
3. Familiarity with the basic properties of the ceiling and floor functions.
4. Familiarity with the exponential and logarithm functions.
5. Be able to manipulate inequalities between real numbers.
6. Be able to differentiate from first principles.
7. Be able to use the rules of differentiation.
8. Be able to compute stationary points of functions using calculus.
9. Be able to integrate basic functions using the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus
10. Be able to use integration by parts and substitution.
11. Be able to compute the volumes of revolution of functions.
|Coursework: 15%; Degree Examination: 85%|
|Course organiser||Dr Antony Maciocia
Tel: (0131 6)50 5994
|Course secretary||Mrs Joy Clark
Tel: (0131 6)50 5059
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