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Module

CEG2705 : Survey Mathematics

  • Offered for Year: 2020/21
  • Module Leader(s): Dr Paul Bushby
  • Lecturer: Mr Ryan Doran
  • Owning School: Mathematics, Statistics and Physics
  • Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
Semesters
Semester 1 Credit Value: 10
ECTS Credits: 5.0

Aims

To present and describe the mathematical skills which are essential for a better understanding of various aspects of surveying, many of which rely upon, or develop from, a mathematical background.

Module Summary

This module will further the mathematical skills which are essential for a better understanding of various aspects of surveying, many of which rely on, or develop from, a mathematical background.

Outline Of Syllabus

Introduction
Elementary differentiation
Partial differentiation
Expansions & linearisation
Stationary points of functions of two variables
Matrix algebra – revision
Determinants
Inverse via the adjoint
Eigenvalues & e-vectors
Rotation matrices
Spherical coordinates
Vectors
Intro. to vector calculus
Laplace’s equation & gravity
Set theory & Boolean algebra
Truth tables
Revision

Teaching Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

Assessment Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

Reading Lists

Timetable