MTH141 - Mathematics

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Last revision date Oct 12, 2012 11:48:49 AM
Last review date Oct 12, 2012 11:48:49 AM

Subject Title
Mathematics

Subject Description
This subject covers the fundamentals of trigonometry, technicalcalculations and algebra. Areas of study include the primarytrigonometric functions, solving triangles, technical calculations and the use of calculators, operations with units, algebraic expressions and operations, and the solution of linear equations. Emphasis is placed on developing problem solving techniques by applying the topics to related engineering problems.

Credit Status
One credit towards the Civil Engineering Technician Diploma Program or the Civil Engineering Technology Diploma Program.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Identify the significant role that basic level mathematics plays in engineering technology;

2. Demonstrate effective basic level mathematics skills, in an individual activity, by applying appropriate fundamental principles and concepts in the solution of a given set of conditions;

3. Demonstrate effective analytical skills in selecting the appropriate area of mathematics, as an individual activity, to be used in the solution of a given set of conditions;

4. In an individual activity, effectively evaluate a calculated solution's appropriateness to a given engineering solution;

5. Demonstrate effective transferable problem-solving skills, in an individual activity, by converting appropriate numerical information into acceptable representation,facilitating analytical solutions.

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on http://library.senecacollege.ca for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.

Discrimination/Harassment
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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.