University of Technology Sydney

33360 Mathematics for Physical Science

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Requisite(s): 33290 Statistics and Mathematics for Science OR 33230 Mathematical Modelling 2
Anti-requisite(s): 35102 Introduction to Analysis and Multivariable Calculus AND 37132 Introduction to Mathematical Analysis and Modelling


In this subject, students develop mathematical skills associated with a range of concepts and techniques that are of particular importance to physical sciences. The subject provides an introduction to multivariate and vector calculus, as well as to Fourier series and boundary value problems. This subject assumes a proficiency in single variable calculus, basic real analysis, vector algebra, linear ordinary differential equations, and real and complex algebra.

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Autumn session, City campus

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