The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Mathematics for Engineers Specialization
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Mathematics for Engineers Specialization

Learn the mathematics needed to become an engineer. Study matrix algebra, differential equations, vector calculus, numerical methods and complete a capstone project.

Jeffrey R. Chasnov

Instructor: Jeffrey R. Chasnov

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What you'll learn

  • How to work with matrices and understand some fundamental concepts from linear algebra.

  • How to solve differential equations and apply them to model physical phenomena.

  • How to extend single variable calculus to three dimensions and differentiate and integrate scalar and vector fields.

  • How to analyze basic numerical techniques and write scientific computation programs in MATLAB.

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Specialization - 5 course series

Matrix Algebra for Engineers

Course 119 hours4.9 (4,276 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Matrices

  • Systems of Linear Equations

  • Vector Spaces

  • Eigenvalues and eigenvectors

Differential Equations for Engineers

Course 226 hours4.9 (2,057 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • First-order differential equations

  • Second-order differential equations

  • The Laplace transform and series solution methods

  • Systems of differential equations and partial differential equations

Vector Calculus for Engineers

Course 330 hours4.8 (1,330 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Vectors, the dot product and cross product

  • The gradient, divergence, curl, and Laplacian

  • Multivariable integration, polar, cylindrical and spherical coordinates

  • Line integrals, surface integrals, the gradient theorem, the divergence theorem and Stokes' theorem

Numerical Methods for Engineers

Course 441 hours4.9 (321 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • MATLAB and Scientific Computing

  • Root Finding and Numerical Matrix Algebra

  • Quadrature and Interpolation

  • Numerical Solution of Ordinary and Partial Differential Equations

Mathematics for Engineers: The Capstone Course

Course 59 hours4.9 (21 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Computational Fluid Dynamics

  • Scientific Computing

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Jeffrey R. Chasnov

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