Full Title APPLIED MATHEMATICS FOR GOOD MANUFACTURING PRACTICE

Short Title MATHS FOR MANUFACTURING OPS

Code MATH06013
Level 06
Credit 05

Author Doyle, David
Department Life Sciences

Subject Area Mathematics
Attendence N/A%
Fee

Description
The fundamentals of applied mathematics are revised in this module

Indicative Syllabus
Mathematical terminology and practice

Statistics and Measurement

Graphical representation of Data

Statistical Process controls

Learning Outcomes
On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to
  1. Use a scientific calculator correctly

  2. Perform calculations involving fractions, percentage and percentage error.

  3. Use scientific notation, SI units and dimensional analysis to express scientific values correctly.

  4. Perform  interest and NPV calculations.

  5. Use ANSI tables to determine suitable sample sizes.


Assessment Strategies
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Assessment Facilitites
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Module Dependencies
Pre Requisite Modules
None
Co Requisite Modules
None
Incompatible Modules
None

Coursework Assessment Breakdown %
Course Work / Continuous Assessment 40 %
End of Semester / Year Formal Examination 60 %

Coursework Assessment Breakdown

Description Outcome Assessed % of Total Assessment Week
Online quizzes on each topic. Students are presented with 10 random multiple choice and numerical questions and are scored on their attempt. Over 350 questions are stored in Moodle and this allows the student plenty of variety. 1,2,3,4,5 - OnGoing
Online Exam students are set an online exam- they are encouraged to work together to try and achieve the highest score using any means!! 1,2,3,4,5 20 OnGoing
Moodle participation Students arent marked on their actual score in Moodle quizzes but on their efforts to achieve higher scores with successive attempts. 1,2,3,4,5 20 OnGoing
Self Study one question on the final exam is a self study option the student is provided with all the necessary study notes and sample exam questions and any queries relating to the topic are answered in tutorials. 1,2,3,4,5 - OnGoing


End Exam Assessment Breakdown

Description Outcome Assessed % of Total Assessment Week
Final Exam 1,2,3,4,5 60 End of Term


Distance Learning Mode Workload

Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Weekly Workload

Total Average Weekly Learner Workload 0.00 Hours

Part Time Mode Workload

Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Weekly Workload
Lecture Not Specified Lecture 2 Weekly 2.00

Total Average Weekly Learner Workload 2.00 Hours

Full Time Mode Workload

Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Weekly Workload

Total Average Weekly Learner Workload 0.00 Hours

Online Learning Mode Workload

Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Weekly Workload

Total Average Weekly Learner Workload 0.00 Hours

Resources
Book Resources
Foundation Mathematics - Anthony Croft and Robert Davison - Pearson Press
Other Resources
Moodle webpage dedicated specifically to this course where students can download course notes, test their knowledge with quizzes on the topic and interact with other students on the course.

http://itsligo.learnonline.ie
Url Resources
Additional Info