MA2097 Engineering Mathematics III

The course content includes: Ordinary differential equations, i.e.,  linear and nonlinear (first order) equations, homogeneous and non-homogeneous equations, linear independence of solutions, power series solutions, systems of differential equations, Laplace and Fourier transforms, as well as the fundamental algebra of vectors and matrices including addition, scaling, and multiplication. Block operations with vectors and matrices. Algorithms for computing the LU (Gauss) factorization of an MxN matrix, with pivoting. Matrix representation of systems of linear equations and their solution via the LU factorization. Basic properties of determinants. Matrix inverses. Linear transformations and change of basis. The four fundamental subspaces and the fundamental theorem of linear algebra. Introduction to eigenvalues and eigenvectors. And Singular Value Decomposition.  Prerequisites: MA1996 or equivalent.



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The student will learn the necessary topics in Ordinary Differential Equations (ODEs) and Linear Algebra to continue into deeper Mathematics and Engineering topics.  The successful student will have the prerequisite expertise to enroll in courses on, e.g., partial differential equations (MA3132) and numerical analysis (MA3232) and other 3000 level engineering/technical courses.