Module Overview

Mathematics 3

This subject aims to equip the student with the skills to apply probability theory and statistical distributions to Electronic Engineering problems. It also introduces Maclaurin, Taylor and Fourier series and Differential Equations.

Module Code

MATH H2065

ECTS Credits


*Curricular information is subject to change


Calculating probabilities. Permutations andcombinations. The laws of probability. Reliability engineering: components inseries and in parallel.


The binomial distribution: defectives. The Poisson distribution:defects,breakdowns. The exponential distribution: failure times. Continuous distributions, Cumulative Distribution Functions, Probability density functions, the Normal Distribution: percentageout-of-specification.

Polynomial Approximation of Functions

Graphs of Polynomials, Graphs of piecewise functions, Maclaurin Polynomials, Taylor Polynomials, Average of a function, Fourier Polynomials.

Introduction to Differential Equations

Using integration to solve separable ODEs

Module Content & Assessment
Assessment Breakdown %
Other Assessment(s)30
Formal Examination70