MPZ 2311 - APPLIED MATHEMATICS
1. To acquire the mathematical skills required for a degree in engineering technology.
2. To be able to apply the acquired mathematical skills in solving engineering problems and in research work.
MPZ1310 eligible or credit pass in Mathematics G.C.E(O/L)
Broad Teaching Strategy
Credit Rating: 9
Total Number of Hours of Study: 225
Continuous Assessment Test (CAT): 2
Tutor Marked Assignment (TMA): 4
Paper I – One hour
Paper II – Three hour
Continuous Assessments Mark =AVG(BTMA+SBTMA+TBTMA) *0.4 + BCAT* 0.6 ≥ 40%
Forces acting at a point, components of force, parallel forces, moments, couples, systems of coplanar forces, further on systems of coplanar forces, applications.
Equilibrium, friction, machines, framed structures, center of gravity, stability of a rigid body, applications.
Linear motion, different curves of motion, motion in plane, relative motion, shortest distance, motion of a projectile, circular motion Newton’s laws of motion, work, power and energy, types of energy, conservative forces, motion under impulse, linear momentum, direct collisions, Newton’s law of restitution, simple harmonic motion, applications.
Horizontal Circular Motion, Vertical Circular Motion, Horizontal Simple Harmonic Motion, Non Horizontal Simple Harmonic Motion, Applications.
Centre of Gravity
Centre of Gravity, Centers of Gravity of the Symmetrical Plain Figures and Hollow Bodies, Centre of Gravity of the Solid Bodies, Applications.
Statistics, Statistical Measures, Measures of Dispersion, Probability, Expected value, Variance and the Statistical Models, Applications.