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© 2007-2012 Ir. Dr. William Ng Course outline Ir Dr William Ng HKU SPACE Community

© 2007-2012 Ir. Dr. William Ng

Course outline Ir Dr William Ng
Course outline
Ir Dr William Ng

HKU SPACE Community College Higher Diploma Programme Engineering Mathematics

William Ng Course outline Ir Dr William Ng HKU SPACE Community College Higher Diploma Programme Engineering
WHO AM I?
WHO AM I?

William Ng, HKU SPACE Adjunct Lecturer since 2007

Management Degrees: MBA (City University of Hong Kong), M.M.Sc (Waterloo University) Engineering Degrees: PhD & M.Eng (McMaster University), B.Eng (The University of Western Ontario) Prof. Cert.: Corporate Member (HKIE), Life-time Member (Beta Gamma Sigma Inc.), Professional Engineer (PEO & APEG)

Research works: City University, Cambridge University, McMaster University, Forschungzentrum Informatik Industrial practices: Artificial Intelligence System (Neural Networks), Real-time detection & prediction for fast-moving objects, Non-destructive pipeline evaluations, Real-time land-mine detection, etc.

Courses taught: Advanced Calculus, Digital Signal Processing, Telecommunications & Data Communications, Micro-computers, Engineering Mathematics, Mechanics, Control Systems, Digital Electronics, Projects, Ethics & Professionalism, etc.

Digital Electronics , Projects , Ethics & Professionalism, etc. © 2007-2012 Ir. Dr. William Ng Lecture

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A IMS AND O BJECTIVES • To introduce engineering students to the relevant techniques and
A IMS AND O BJECTIVES • To introduce engineering students to the relevant techniques and

AIMS AND OBJECTIVES

To introduce engineering students to the relevant techniques and theories of higher mathematics; and

To provide a suitable mathematical framework for advanced topics in engineering studies to be undertaken in their studies; and

To understand the basic skills and relevant techniques of higher mathematics such as matrix algebra and advanced calculus; and

To appreciate the use of mathematical techniques in solving engineering problems.

the use of mathematical techniques in solving engineering problems. © 2007-2012 Ir. Dr. William Ng Lecture

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LECTURES & TOPICS
LECTURES & TOPICS

1. Real-life Applications of Engineering Mathematics

2. Differentiation and applications

3. Integration and applications

4. Vectors and matrices

5. Systems of equations and their solutions

6. Differential equations

7. Multi-variable functions

solutions 6. Differential equations 7. Multi-variable functions Lecture 0 9/15/2012 4 © 2007-2012 Ir. Dr. William
solutions 6. Differential equations 7. Multi-variable functions Lecture 0 9/15/2012 4 © 2007-2012 Ir. Dr. William

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© 2007-2012 Ir. Dr. William Ng

C OMPUTER S OFTWARE • Octave is a high-level language, primarily intended for numerical computations
C OMPUTER S OFTWARE • Octave is a high-level language, primarily intended for numerical computations

COMPUTER SOFTWARE

Octave is a high-level language, primarily intended for numerical computations

You can get a copy of the software from the following hyperlink:

Octave is fully documented by a comprehensive user manual:

Download all the example scripts for the lectures

• Download all the example scripts for the lectures © 2007-2012 Ir. Dr. William Ng Lecture

© 2007-2012 Ir. Dr. William Ng

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A SSESSMENT S CHEME Assignments – two assignments covering all materials in the 20% course.
A SSESSMENT S CHEME Assignments – two assignments covering all materials in the 20% course.

ASSESSMENT SCHEME

Assignments – two assignments covering all materials in the

20%

course. Details will be announced when available. Test – one 1.5 hr test covering most of the materials in the first

10%

two subjects (matrix algebra and partial derivatives), and mostly likely taken place around week 8. Details will be announced when available. Examination – an 3-hr exam covering all materials taught in this course. Details will be announced when available.

70%

Total

100%

Details will be announced when available. 70% Total 100% © 2007-2012 Ir. Dr. William Ng Lecture

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N OTES , T EXTBOOKS AND R EFERENCES • Notes will be distributed to the
N OTES , T EXTBOOKS AND R EFERENCES • Notes will be distributed to the

NOTES, TEXTBOOKS AND REFERENCES

Notes will be distributed to the students in the class. If desired, the students may request a soft copy of the notes. The notes are prepared as self- contained, giving the students all the necessary information and examples for the course. If updates are available the students will be notified.

References

I. Glyn James, Advanced Modern Engineering Mathematics, 3/E, Prentice Hall, 2004

Advanced Modern Engineering Mathematics, 3/E, Prentice Hall, 2004 © 2007-2012 Ir. Dr. William Ng Lecture 0

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