ENGR 123 (2020) - Home Page

Welcome to the home pages for ENGR 123: Engineering Mathematics with Logic and Statistics.

Connecting with us

Announcements

Announcements will be made via the blackboard announcement system

People

The Course Coordinator is Prof Peter Smith. Pete is lecturing the last six weeks, and Dr Steven Archer is lecturing the first six weeks.

For administrative queries on assignments, tutorials and marking contact Dr Steven Archer.

Dr Howard Lukefahr is in charge of the labs, their supervision, report marking, and the lab content for this course. Howard is also offering special tutorials and events aimed at giving you extra help in this course. Physical session are Mon and Wed 5:30-8:30pm in Co118 and Co119. Zoom help will also be available via the ENGR 101 Zoom classroom.

The names of your tutors and lab demonstrators will appear shortly.

Class Representative

Class reps are Rebecca Robson and Calvin Herbert (also Ventrix#3375 for Calvin on Discord), thank you both for volunteering!

Discord and Facebook

A class facebook page and class discord server have been setup by the classreps, thank you both for organising this.

Extra Help

There will be a mathematics Help Desk up here soon.

The office hours of math and statistics academics are listed here.

Content and material

Lecture Notes

Assignments and Tutorials and Answers

Test One

Details to come,

Test Two

Details to come.

Blackboard tests

A practice test will appear on blackboard (via the left-hand menu link or otherwise) closer to test in week 13.

Textbook

There is no textbook for Engr 123.

Detailed lecture notes will also be posted on the course homepages from week to week.

Assessment information

See the course outline for an overview.

To expand on the official assessment notes in the Course Outline, here is how your percentage mark is calculated, on which your final grade is based:

Assignments 25%, Labs 25%, Take-home tests 20% each, final blackboard test 10%.

There are two blackboard tests, you will choose one and that will count for the final 10% of your overall mark.

Keeping current

Videos Of Lectures

We record all lectures to video. To see videos of lectures, please follow the blackboard link in the menu to the left.

Syllabus

Help Desk

The Mathematics Help Desk is a good place]] to come and ask questions if you are having trouble understanding tutorial and/or assignment questions, or material covered in lectures or in your extended reading. You are welcome here any time.

Dr Howard Lukefahr will run evening workshops, details under the people section.

Extra Help from Student Support

There is more help available from Vic's Student Support. They will help you with ENGR123, and they can also help advise on study habits and how to pass courses. Take a look at their website:

http://www.victoria.ac.nz/st_services/slss/

Extension problems

You may not be able to solve these problems initially, but we'll build up skills to make them accessible.