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Module Specifications

Archived Version 2021 - 2022

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NFQ level 8 Credit Rating 5
Pre-requisite None
Co-requisite None
Compatibles None
Incompatibles None

Engineering Mathematics IV

Learning Outcomes

1. Define the Fourier Series, Fourier Transform, Laplace Transform and the Z Trandform
2. Compute the transforms of many functions/sequences
3. Prove the basic properties of these transforms
4. Solve differential/difference equations using transform methods
5. Describe how transforms are useful in selested applications

Workload Full-time hours per semester
Type Hours Description
Independent Study78Self-study and assignments
Total Workload: 125

All module information is indicative and subject to change. For further information,students are advised to refer to the University's Marks and Standards and Programme Specific Regulations at: http://www.dcu.ie/registry/examinations/index.shtml

Indicative Content and Learning Activities

Classical mathematical transform theory with applications
Classical mathematical transform theory with applications

Difference and differential equations
Transform methods for solving difference and differential equations

Assessment Breakdown
Continuous Assessment% Examination Weight%
Course Work Breakdown
TypeDescription% of totalAssessment Date
Reassessment Requirement
Resit arrangements are explained by the following categories;
1 = A resit is available for all components of the module
2 = No resit is available for 100% continuous assessment module
3 = No resit is available for the continuous assessment component
Indicative Reading List

  • Erwin Kreyszig: 1979, Advanced engineering mathematics, Wiley, New York (N.Y.), 0-471-04271-4
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