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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

Spreadsheet applications: Formulas and calculations, named ranges, plotting and trend lines, goal seek, linear programming, importing and exporting data, data navigation and filtering. Programming fundamentals: Names and objects, conditional and unconditional looping, branching, functions, modules, packages, reading and writing data files, graphical output (plotting). Solving simple problems using a high level programming language to develop, code and debug programs. Solving complex problems by breaking it down into a number of simple problems using concepts such as functions, modules and available packages. Programming principles are developed through solving mathematics and physics problems.

Module credits 16.00
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 2 practicals per week, 4 lectures per week
Language of tuition Separate classes for Afrikaans and English
Department Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering
Period of presentation Semester 1

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