MA 501 Advanced Mathematics for Engineers and Scientists I 
Survey of mathematical methods for engineers and scientists. Ordinary differential equations, series solutions, and the method of Frobenius; Fourier series, Fourier integral, and Fourier transforms; special functions, SturmLiouville theory, and eigenfunction expansion; partial differential equations and separation of variables. Applications to engineering and science. 3 credit hours. Not for credit by mathematics majors. 

• Prerequisite  

Undergraduate courses in differential equations and systems of differential equations; methods for solving ordinary differential equations including Laplace transforms; matrix techniques for systems of linear ordinary differential equations; or by consent of the instructor. 

• Course Objectives  
After completing this course the student should be able to use mathematical methods to solve engineering problems. In particular, the student will be able to


• Course Outline  
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• Course Requirements  
A detailed schedule for assignments will be found in the syllabus. 2 Tests = 40% Final Exam = 30% Software Requirements: None, but familiarity with Maple®, Mathematica®, and or MATLAB™ is recommended. Software can be accessed through the Virtual Computing Lab if you have a high speed Internet connection. Projects: None 

• Textbook  
O'Neil, Peter V., Advanced Engineering Mathematics, 7th Edition, Thompson Books/Cole. ISBN13: 9781111427412 

• Computer and Internet Requirements  
NCSU and Engineering Online have recommended minimum specifications for computers. For details, click here. 

• Instructor  
Dr. Elisabeth Brown, Lecturer Mathematics SAS Hall 3278 NCSU Campus Raleigh, NC 27695 
Phone: 9195150684 Email: embrown5@ncsu.edu 
