This unit covers computational and mathematical procedures to solve problems or to enhance given data. It encompasses working safely, applying knowledge of undertaking computations in energy sector environment.

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Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills and knowledge: - mathematical linear measurement in engineering situations; - mathematical spatial measurement in engineering situations; - right triangle trigonometry in engineering problem solving; - sine and cosine rules in practical applications; - mathematical concepts in basic surveying and computation of areas; - basic algebra in engineering calculations; - linear graphical techniques in engineering problem solving; - mathematical computations involving polynomials; - mathematical computations involving quadratic graphs; - trigonometry and graphical techniques in engineering outcomes; - statistical data presentation; - appropriate sampling techniques for gathering data; - use of the measures of central tendency; - measures of dispersion in statistical presentations; - correlation and regression techniques; - elementary probability theory; - Paschal's Triangle and the Normal Curve; - differential calculus; - integral calculus, and; - differential equations.

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