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Introducing vectors for engineering applications

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Introducing vectors for engineering applications

Applied mathematics is a key skill for practicing engineers and mathematical modelling is an ever-increasing field within engineering. This free course, Introducing vectors for engineering applications, covers one aspect of a Level 1 engineering module, the application of vectors and vector algebra, using examples inspired by engineering applications.

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • identify if a quantity is a vector
  • represent vectors from engineering problems in an appropriate form
  • model simple engineering systems (such as combining forces) using vectors
  • perform simple algebraic procedures using vectors.

First Published: 04/11/2021

Updated: 04/11/2021