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Module Detailed Information for [MA1508E]
Academic Year : 2017/2018 Semester : 2
Correct as at 09 Dec 2018 20:00

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Module Information
Module Code :
MA1508E IVLE LumiNUS
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 : 30-04-2019 EVENING
Modular Credits : 4
Pre-requisite : GCE ‘A’ level or H2 Mathematics or H2 Further Mathematics or equivalent
Preclusion : MA1101R, MA1311, MA1506, MA1508, MA1513 (2 way preclusion)
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
LE1 LECTUREEVERY WEEKTUESDAY10001200E1-06-09,
LE2 LECTUREEVERY WEEKMONDAY14001600E5-03-20,
LE3 LECTUREEVERY WEEKMONDAY14001600E3-06-09,
LE4 LECTUREEVERY WEEKMONDAY14001600E3-06-01,
LE5 LECTUREEVERY WEEKTUESDAY16001800E1-06-03,

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
TE1 TUTORIALEVERY WEEKTHURSDAY10001200E1-06-09,
Not Available in Tutorial Balloting yet.
TE2 TUTORIALEVERY WEEKTHURSDAY12001400E5-03-20,
Not Available in Tutorial Balloting yet.
TE3 TUTORIALEVERY WEEKWEDNESDAY10001200E5-03-20,
Not Available in Tutorial Balloting yet.
TE4 TUTORIALEVERY WEEKWEDNESDAY14001600E3-06-01,
Not Available in Tutorial Balloting yet.
TE5 TUTORIALEVERY WEEKFRIDAY14001600E5-03-20,
Not Available in Tutorial Balloting yet.





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