Faculty of Engineering

Monash University

Undergraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Engineering
OfferedClayton Second semester 2013 (Day)
Sunway Second semester 2013 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Greg Markowsky (Clayton); Mr Nader Kamrani (Sunway)


Complex analysis: introduction to functions of complex variables and the manipulation, differentiation and integration of complex functions, line integrals in the complex plane. Integral transforms: introduction of Laplace transforms and their application to ordinary differential equations. Statistics: probability density function and distribution function of random variables, joint density function of multivariate random functions, expectation and confidence limits of random variables.


On completing this unit, students will be able to manipulate elementary functions of complex variables (eg multiplication, division, root finding); manipulate exponential and trigonometric functions of complex variables; calculate derivatives and integrals of elementary functions of complex variables; calculate line integrals on the complex plane, apply Cauchy's integral theorem; employ simple Laplace transforms to solve ordinary differential equations; appreciate the representation of random variables through the distribution and density functions; calculate the expected value of a random variable; find the joint distribution of a multivariate random function; develop inference and confidence limits of random variables; calculate linear regression and correlations.


Assignments and test: 30%
Examination (3 hours): 70%

Chief examiner(s)

Contact hours

3 hours lectures, 2 hours practice classes and 7 hours of private study per week


ENG1091 or MTH1030 and MTH1035 for students studying double degrees with science


MAT2731, MAT2901, MAT2903, MAT3901, MTH3020, STA1010