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M4e: Maths for Engineers

Synopsis
A webdisk multimedia resource consisting of a DVD-Rom combining the educational power of video with the flexibility and convenience of computer-based learning. Designed for first-year university students studying engineering to help them apply their mathematical knowledge to engineering problems. The Maths for Engineers Webdisk is made up of 12 hours of video showing 15 maths modelling case studies such as rally cars cornering, canal lock gates opening, an avalanche overtaking a skier, and 29 video seminars going step-by-step through essential maths topics to uspport understanding of the modelling.There is also a built-in CAL programme with practice notes and exercises, taken from the TransMATH resource, for students to check what they have learnt, and there are links to a related website.

A CD-Rom version is available as an alternative to DVD-Rom.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2002
Year of production
2002
Notes
Every UK institution of HE and FE is entitled to 1 free copy of the package.
Uses
Anyone interested in mathematical modelling
Subjects
Engineering; Mathematics
Keywords
applied mathematics; engineering skills; mathematical modelling

Distribution Formats

Type
CD-ROM
Format
PC Version
Price
£89.95 (inclusive)
Availability
Sale
Year
2002

Production Company

Name

Media Ink

Name

University of Leeds

Sponsor

Name

Department for Education and Science Innovations Fund

Distributor

Name

Educational Broadcasting Services Trust

Email
support@fenc.org.uk
Web
http://www.fenc.org.uk/ External site opens in new window
Phone
01553 630828
Address
c/o fenc
The White House
8 Gayton Road
Ashwicken, Kings Lynn
Norfolk
PE32 1LS
Notes
EBST was set up in 1987, to spread specialist learning through broadcast and new media; it’s roots were in BBC and public service broadcasting. Now EBST Online is part of FENC (www.fenc.org.uk).

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