ENGEN100-18S (HAM)

General Physics and Maths for Engineers

15 Points

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Faculty of Science and Engineering
Te Mātauranga Pūtaiao me te Pūkaha
School of Engineering

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: cheryl.ward@waikato.ac.nz
: debby.dada@waikato.ac.nz

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Paper Description

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A review of core topics in maths and physics that underpin study in engineering. Topics include kinematics, mechanics, electric circuits, geometry, trigonometry, complex numbers, basic algebra and basic calculus.
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Paper Structure

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The paper will be taught through lectures, labs and the use of Moodle
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Learning Outcomes

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Students who successfully complete the course should be able to:

  • 1. solve NCEA level 3 physics problems related to kinematics, mechanics and electricity by analysing and performing calculations in a practical setting.

    1. solve NCEA level 3 physics problems related to kinematics, mechanics and electricity by analysing and performing calculations in a practical setting.

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  • 2. solve NCEA level 3 maths problems related to geometry, trigonometry, complex numbers, basic algebra and basic calculus in a practical setting.
    2. solve NCEA level 3 maths problems related to geometry, trigonometry, complex numbers, basic algebra and basic calculus in a practical setting.
    Linked to the following assessments:
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Assessment

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4 Tests

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Assessment Components

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The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0. There is no final exam. The final exam makes up 0% of the overall mark.

The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0 or 0:0, whichever is more favourable for the student. The final exam makes up either 0% or 0% of the overall mark.

Component DescriptionDue Date TimePercentage of overall markSubmission MethodCompulsory
1. Test 1 - Phyics 1
5 Feb 2018
11:30 AM
25
2. Test 2 - Math
5 Feb 2018
2:30 PM
25
3. Test 3 - Physics 2
15 Feb 2018
9:00 AM
25
4. Test 4 - Math
15 Feb 2018
11:30 AM
25
Assessment Total:     100    
Failing to complete a compulsory assessment component of a paper will result in an IC grade
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Required and Recommended Readings

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Recommended Readings

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Mechanics for Engineers, Statics. R.C. Hibbeler SI Edition (13th or 14th edition)

Mechanics for Engineers, Dynamics. R.C. Hibbeler SI Edition (13th or 14th Edition).

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Moodle
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Learning hours: 150 hours

Contact hours: 36hr lectures + 12hr tutorial + 24 hr workshop = 72 hours (spread over 14 days)

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Prerequisite(s)

14 credits at Level 2 in NCEA Mathematics or Physics, or a minimum of 8 credits at Level 3 in NCEA across Mathematics and/or Physics.

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