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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

FacultyFaculty of Engineering
OfferedClayton First semester 2010 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2010 (Day)
Sunway First semester 2010 (Day)
Sunway Second semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Wai Ho Li (Clayton); Khoo Boon How (M'sia)


General rules for software development and design. Errors. Data types, variables, expressions, control statements M-files. Numerical techniques: Gauss elimination, solution of non-linear equations, optimisation, curve fitting, numerical calculus, ordinary differential equations.


  1. To develop an understanding of commonly used numerical methods for solving engineering problems; the ability to appropriately apply numerical methods to engineering problems and to know some of the limitations of such methods

  1. To develop structured problem solving techniques and to develop a knowledge of programming concepts and the ability to write simple programs.


Written examination (3 hours): 70%
Continuous assessment: 30%

Chief examiner(s)

Professor Gary Codner

Contact hours

2 hrs lectures, 2 hrs laboratory, 1 hr practice classes and 7 hrs private study, per week


ENG1091 or MTH1030