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Programming and information technology 213


 
Module code MPR 213
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Module content

Advanced spreadsheet applications: Named ranges, linear algebra, solution of systems of equations, regression, interpolation, optimisation and table manipulation. Basic structured programming: Looping, branching, subroutines, iteration, reading and writing data files. Development, coding and debugging of simple programs in a high level programming language. Programming principles are illustrated via mathematical concepts such as limits, differentiation, integration and linear algebra. Structured programming by making use of functions and available toolboxes. Basic graphical output (plotting is also covered). Different information resources, searching and management of information. Use of databases. Development of webpages. Hardware interaction and control of equipment and systems.

Module credits 18.00
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 2 practicals per week, 4 lectures per week
Language of tuition Both Afr and Eng
Academic organisation Mechanical and Aeronautical En
Period of presentation Semester 1

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