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MT1001 Mathematics I for Maritime Studies

[Lecture: 26 hr ; Tutorial: 13 hr ; Lab: 0 hr ; Pre-requisite: Nil ; Academic Unit: 3.0 ]


Learning Objective :

This course introduces the basic mathematical theories and techniques as listed in the contents, which will provide the students essential mathematics used in finance, business, management, as well as maritime technology and maritime sciences.

Course Content :

Function and graph. Limits and continuity. Mathe+matics of finance: interest, geometric series, investment appraisal. Differential. Optimization of business functions. Indefinite and definite integrations. Application of integrals in business and economics. Partial and total differentiation. Production function analysis. Double integrals. Applications of double integrals in ship technology.

Course Outline :

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Topic

1

Function and graph. Limits and continuity.

2

Mathematics of finance: interest, geometric series, investment appraisal.

3

Differentiation. Optimization of business functions.

4

Indefinite and definite integrations. Applications of integrals in business and economics.

5

Partial and total differentiation. Production function analysis & applications.

6

Double integrals. Applications of double integrals in ship technology.

Learning Outcome :

Upon completion of the course, students should have an understanding of functions and graphs, limits and continuity, mathematics of finance, differentiation, optimization of business functions, indefinite and definite integration, application of integrals in business and economics, partial and total differentiation, production function analysis, double integrals, applications of double integrals in ship technology.

Textbooks :

  1. Barnett, R. A., Ziegler, M. R. and Byleen, K. E. , Calculus for Business, Economics, Life Sciences, and Social Sciences, 10th edition, Pearson Education International, 2005.

References :

  1. Hoffmann, L. D., Bradley, G. L. and Rosen, K. H., Applied Calculus for Business, Economics, and the Social and Life Sciences, 8th edition, McGraw-Hill, 2005.
  2. Hoffmann, L. D., Bradley, G. L. and Rosen, K. H., Applied Calculus for Business, Economics, and the Social and Life Sciences, 11th edition, McGraw-Hill, 2012.
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