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.