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ELEX 7020 - Multivariable Calculus and Dynamic Systems

Electrical and Computer Engineering Part-time Studies Course

School of Energy

BCIT is planning for a substantial return to on-campus activity for the fall 2021 term as informed by BC Public Health Officer guidelines. Refer to each course listing for details.

Course Details

This course begins with a review of advanced calculus concepts such as functions, limits, continuity, sequences, derivatives and integrals. Partial derivatives, multiple integrals and their applications are then introduced. Ordinary differential equations are covered including first, second and higher order linear differential equations, with an emphasis on modeling engineering systems in the electrical, mechanical, heat transfer, fluid mechanics and control systems fields. Dynamic systems (time as the independent variable) are emphasized throughout the course.

Prerequisite(s)

ELEX 7021** (** must be taken concurrently)

Credits

3.0

Cost

$682.98

Fall 2021

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2021 term.

CRN 32982

Wed Sep 01 - Wed Dec 15 16 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 01 - Dec 15 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SW01 Rm. 2020

Instructor

Andrew McConnell

Course Outline

Cost

$682.98

Notes

  1. This course will be delivered 100% in-person at the BCIT Burnaby campus. Please check the Learning Hub-D2L two days after registration. ELEX 7021 is a CO-REQUISITE for this course and MUST be taken at the same time. Please contact Katie Howard at khoward18@bcit.ca or (604) 432-8237 for more information or to be placed on the waitlist if the course is full. Note: BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a Part-time Studies course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current.

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Outline the fundamental mathematical principles of single and multiple integrals and single, multiple and partial derivatives necessary for engineering analysis.
  • Formulate the initial value and boundary value problems of differential equation theory.
  • Model practical engineering problems such as forced oscillations, resonance, population growth, fluid flow, etc… using differential equations.
  • Investigate the properties of solutions and the effect of parameters on first, second and higher order differential equations.
  • Formulate the partial differential equation problem.
  • Linearize simple nonlinear differential equations.
  • Evaluate the stability of a differential equation and the effect of initial conditions on the behavior.

Effective as of Fall 2011

Related Programs

ELEX 7020 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Energy

  1. Electronics
    Part-time   Bachelor of Technology

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