Core Module Information
Module title: Advanced Mathematics

SCQF level: 09:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: ELE09115
Module leader: Vladimir Bratov
School School of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment
Subject area group: Engineering and Mathematics


Description of module content:

This module will consist of 6 main topics:
1. Consolidation of knowledge of calculus; introduction to vector calculus.
2. Consolidation of the knowledge of calculus;solving ordinary differential equations.
3. Understanding the character and application of Laplace Transforms
4. Definition and character of the Fourier Series, and their application.
5. Understanding the nature of partial differential equations and their solution.

Learning Outcomes for module:

On completion of this module you will be able to:
LO1: use vector calculus - divergence. gradient and curl.
LO2: construct Laplace transforms, identify their inverses, and apply this to engineering problems
LO3: solve first and second order ordinary differential equations using various techniques
LO4: construct Fourier series of a given function.
LO5: understand the concept of a Partial Differential Equation and use the method of separation of variables.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 2, FACE-TO-FACE, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: FACE-TO-FACE
Location of delivery: MERCHISTON
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Vladimir Bratov
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 36
Face To Face Tutorial 36
Independent Learning Guided independent study 126
Face To Face Centrally Time Tabled Examination 2
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Class Test 20 2,3 7 HOURS= 01.00, WORDS= 0
Report 30 4 14/15 HOURS= 00.00, WORDS= 3000
Centrally Time Tabled Examination 50 1-6 14/15 HOURS= 2, WORDS= 0
Component 1 subtotal: 50
Component 2 subtotal: 50
Module subtotal: 100

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
Advanced Mathematics