DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS, MSRIT, BANGALORE – 560 054 (Revised Syllabus: 2015-16)

(Revised Syllabus: 2015-16)
Subject: Engineering Mathematics-IV
Code: ME/CH MAT401
Credits: (3:1:0) 4
Contact hours: 42L+14T
[ Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering ]
 Course Objectives:
The students will
1) Learn the concepts of finite differences, interpolation and it applications.
2) Understand the concepts of PDE and its applications to engineering.
3) Learn the concepts of consistency, methods of solution for linear system of equations and eigen
value problems.
4) Learn the concepts of Random variable and probability distributions.
5) Construct the various tests essentially needed for the testing of small samples for the testing of
 Course Outcomes:
Students are expected to do the following
1) Should be able to use a given data for equal and unequal intervals to find a polynomial function for
estimation. Compute maxima, minima, curvature, radius of curvature, arc length, area, surface area
and volume using numerical differentiation and integration.
2) Solve partial differential equations analytically and numerically.
3) Find the rank of a matrix, test the consistency and the solution by Gauss elimination and Gauss
Siedel iteration methods .
4) Apply the concepts of probability distributions to solve the engineering problems.
5) Use the concepts of sampling to enable a student to take a decision about the hypothesis.
Unit I
Finite Differences and Interpolation: Forward, Backward differences, Interpolation,
Newton-Gregory Forward and Backward Interpolation formulae, Lagrange interpolation
formula and Newton divided difference interpolation formula (no proof).
Numerical Differentiation and Numerical Integration: Derivatives using Newton-Gregory
forward and backward interpolation formulae, Newton-Cotes quadrature formula,
Trapezoidal rule, Simpson 1/3rd rule, Simpson 3/8th rules.
Partial Differential Equations - I: Introduction to PDE , Solution of PDE – Direct
integration, Method of separation of variables.
Unit II
Partial Differential Equations-II: Classification of second order PDE, Derivation of one dimensional heat and wave equations, Numerical solution of One - dimensional heat and
wave equations, Two - dimensional Laplace equation, Poisson equation.
Unit III
Linear Algebra: Elementary transformations on a matrix, Echelon form of a matrix, rank of
a matrix, Consistency of system of linear equations, Gauss elimination and Gauss – Siedel
method to solve system of linear equations, eigen values and eigen vectors of a matrix,
Rayleigh power method to determine the dominant eigen value of a matrix, diagonalization of
a matrix, system of ODEs as matrix differential equations.
Unit IV
Random Variables: Random Variables (Discrete and Continuous), Probability density
function, Cumulative density function, Mean, Variance, Moment generating function..
Probability Distributions: Binomial distribution, Poisson distributions, Normal distribution,
Exponential distribution, Uniform distribution, Joint probability distribution (both discrete
and continuous), Conditional expectation.
Sampling Theory : Sampling, Sampling distributions, Standard error, Weak law of large
numbers(without proof), Central limit theorem(no proof), Test of Hypothesis for means,
Confidence limits for means, Student’s t-distribution, F-distribution, Chi-Square distribution
as a test of goodness of fit.
Text Books:
1. Erwin Kreyszig – Advanced Engineering Mathematics – Wiley publication – 10th edition-2015.
2. B.S.Grewal - Higher Engineering Mathematics - Khanna Publishers – 43rd edition-2014.
3. R.E. Walpole, R. H. Myers, R. S. L. Myers and K. Ye – Probability and Statistics for
Engineers and Scientists – Pearson Education – Delhi – 8th edition – 2007.
Reference Books:
1. Glyn James- Advanced Modern Engineering Mathematics-PearsonEducation-4th edition-2010
2. Kishor S. Trivedi – Probability & Statistics with reliability, Queuing and Computer Science
Applications – PHI – 2nd edition – 2002.
3. Murray R. Spiegel, John Schiller & R. Alu Srinivasan - Probability & Statistics - Schaum’s
outlines -2nd edition - 2007.
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