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Module Detailed Information for [MA1508E]
Academic Year : 2017/2018 Semester : 2
Correct as at 30 Mar 2018 04:27

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Module Information
Module Code :
MA1508E IVLE
Module Title : Linear Algebra for Engineering
Module Description : The module is targeted at students from the Faculty of Engineering and it provides the basic fundamental principles of Linear Algebra relevant to the field of Engineering. Topics include: System of linear equations and their solutions. Gaussian elimination. Matrices, matrix operations and invertibility. Determinant of a matrix. Euclidean space and vectors. Subspaces, linear combinations and linear span. Linear independence, basis and coordinate vectors. Dimension of a vector space. Rank and nullity theorem for matrices. Linear approximation and least squares solution to a linear system. Orthogonal projection. Eigenvalues, eigenvectors and diagonalization. Complex numbers. Applications of eigenvalues and eigenvectors to differential equation
Module Examinable : -
Exam Date : 08-05-2018 EVENING
Modular Credits : 4
Pre-requisite : GCE ‘A’-Level or H2 Mathematics or equivalent, or MA1301 or MA1301X
Preclusion : MA1101R, MA1311, MA1506, MA1508, MA1513
Module Workload (A-B-C-D-E)* : 3-2-0-0-5
Remarks : Nil
* A: no. of lecture hours per week
B: no. of tutorial hours per week
C: no. of laboratory hours per week
D: no. of hours for projects, assignments, fieldwork etc per week
E: no. of hours for preparatory work by a student per week


Lecture Time Table
Class TypeWeek TypeWeek DayStartEndRoom
1 LECTUREEVERY WEEKWEDNESDAY9001000LT1,
E1 LECTUREEVERY WEEKTUESDAY10001200E1-06-03,
E2 LECTUREEVERY WEEKTUESDAY12001400EA-06-03,
E3 LECTUREEVERY WEEKTUESDAY12001400EA-02-11,
E4 LECTUREEVERY WEEKMONDAY16001800EA-02-11,
E5 LECTUREEVERY WEEKMONDAY10001200EA-06-03,

Tutorial Time Table
Attention: The tutorial timetables could be updated from time to time. Students are advised to check regularly for the latest update on the change of tutorial timing.
Class TypeWeek TypeWeek DayStartEndRoom Iteration
E1 TUTORIALEVERY WEEKTHURSDAY10001200E2-03-02,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 9].
E2 TUTORIALEVERY WEEKTHURSDAY12001400EA-06-02,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 9].
E3 TUTORIALEVERY WEEKTHURSDAY12001400E3-06-09,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 9].
E4 TUTORIALEVERY WEEKTHURSDAY10001200E3-06-09,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 9].
E5 TUTORIALEVERY WEEKWEDNESDAY9001100EA-06-02,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 9].
G1 TUTORIALEVERY WEEKWEDNESDAY13001500EA-06-03,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 9].
G2 TUTORIALEVERY WEEKFRIDAY14001600EA-06-03,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 9].





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