Mathematics 3J04: Engineering Mathematics III
(Fall, 2000)

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This course is directed to students specializing in civil, electrical, and mechanical engineering. The level of the course material is from beginning to intermediate. The topics cover linear eigenvalue problems, systems of differential equations, Fourier series and partial differential equations, numerical methods for linear algebra and differential equations, introduction to probability and statistics. The lectures are complimented by a weekly tutorial where students attend some analytical and computer problems.

Instructor: Dr. Dmitry Pelinovsky, BSB-204, ext.23424
Lecture hours: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays: 8:30-9:20; ABB-136
Tutorial hour: Fridays: 8:30-9:20; ABB-136
Office hours: Tuesdays: 14:00-15:00, Thursdays: 15:00-16:00 or by appointment

All problems for class work and home assignments were taken from the main textbook. Computer assignments were based on Matlab 5.3 software package. Students were expected to quickly grasp the basic elements of the Matlab operating language (additional textbooks were given below for the purpose).

Prerequisite: Mathematics 2M06 (Engineering Mathematics II)
Main textbook: "Advanced Engineering Mathematics" by E. Kreyszig, 8th ed.
(John Wiley & Sons, 1999)
Other texts: "Applied Numerical Analysis using Matlab" by L. Fausett
(Prentice Hall, 1999)
"Numerical Methods Using Matlab" by J.H. Mathews and K.D. Fink
(Prentice Hall, 1999)

Two class tests are scheduled during regular lecture hours on the dates: Wednesday, October 11, 2000 and Wednesday, November 8, 2000. Six home assignments are handed out in class on Tuesdays every second week, starting the week of September 18, 2000. The assignments are due at 9:20 on Tuesdays in the following week. The course is completed by a three-hour final examination on December 11, 2000.

Marking scheme: Final exam (3 hrs) - 40%
Two class tests (50 min) - 30%
Six homework assignments - 30%