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Undergraduate Course: Methods of Applied Mathematics (MATH08035)

 School School of Mathematics College College of Science and Engineering Course type Standard Availability Available to all students Credit level (Normal year taken) SCQF Level 8 (Year 2 Undergraduate) Credits 10 Home subject area Mathematics Other subject area Specialist Mathematics & Statistics (Year 2) Course website https://info.maths.ed.ac.uk/teaching.html Taught in Gaelic? No Course description THIS COURSE IS FOR STUDENTS RETAKING THE EXAMINATION ONLY AND IS NOT OPEN TO NEW STUDENTS Syllabus summary: First order linear ODEs, second order linear ODEs with constant coefficients, and equivalent systems. Fourier Series. Vector fields: grad, div, curl, Stokes and divergence theorem; applications.
 Pre-requisites It is RECOMMENDED that students have passed Foundations of Calculus (MATH08005) AND Several Variable Calculus (MATH08006) Co-requisites Prohibited Combinations Students MUST NOT also be taking Mathematics for Chem Eng 3 (MATH08019) OR Mathematics for Chem Eng 4 (MATH08020) OR Mathematics for Elec/Mech Eng 3 (MATH08033) OR Mathematics for Elec/Mech Eng 4 (MATH08034) Other requirements None Additional Costs None
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 1. Solution of any second-order linear homogeneous equation or system with constant coefficient, and inhomogeneous equation with trig or exponential or constant or periodic rhs, or by variation of parameters. 2. Solution of first order linear ODE by integrating factor. 3. Solution of boundary value problems for y" + ly = 0 4. Knowledge of Euler's formulae for coefficients of Fourier Series (sine, cosine and full range), and ability to compute with these (up to piecewise linear functions) 5. Computation of grad, div, curl 6. Use of Stokes' and divergence theorem in simple explicit cases 7. Ability to derive the heat equation in 3d.
 Examination 100%
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 Course organiser Prof Benedict Leimkuhler Tel: Email: B.Leimkuhler@ed.ac.uk Course secretary Mr Martin Delaney Tel: (0131 6)50 6427 Email: Martin.Delaney@ed.ac.uk
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