Engineering Computations for Civil Engineers - CVEN2002

Faculty: Faculty of Engineering

School: School of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Course Outline:

Campus: Kensington Campus

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 6

Enrolment Requirements:

Prerequisite: MATH1231 or MATH1241.

Excluded: ECON3209

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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An introduction to the application of advanced analytical, statistical and numerical techniques to the solution of civil engineering problems. Review of analytical techniques. Addressing issues of variability and uncertainty in civil and environmental engineering. Statistical and stochastic representation of stochastic systems. Applied data analysis. Decision making under uncertainty and risk. Bayesian decision theory. Single- and multi-objective optimisation. Linear and dynamic programming. Numerical solution of linear and non-linear equations; numerical integration, finite differences; differential equations, boundary value problems, initial value problems and partial differential equations.


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