MATH2301 Mathematical Computing

MATH2301 is a Mathematics Level II course. See the course overview below.

Units of credit: 6

Prerequisites: MATH1031(CR) or MATH1231 or MATH1241 or MATH1251 or DPST1014

Exclusions: MATH2089, CVEN2002, CVEN2702

Cycle of offering: Term 1

Graduate attributes: The course will enhance your research, inquiry and analytical thinking abilities.

More information: This recent course outline (pdf) contains information about course objectives, assessment, course materials and the syllabus.

The Online Handbook entry contains up-to-date timetabling information.

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Course Description

An introduction to mathematical computing, programming and visualization using Matlab, with a focus on mathematical modelling and simulation. Introduction to Matlab, floating point arithmetic, difference equations, nonlinear equations, numerical differentiation and integration, initial value problems.