MME-230: Applied Mathematics

GENERAL INFORMATION:

Course title: MME 230 Applied Mathematics

Campus:   FSM FMI

Initiator:   Alex M. Raiuklur

Date: 2/24/16

Course description
To provide the learner with the knowledge and skills required for calculating fuel and lubricating oil consumption and storage requirements on vessels and solving basic engineering problems.

                                                                                                SPC required contact hrs. - 35

COURSE HOURS/CREDITS:

 

 

Hours per Week

 

No.  of Weeks

 

Total Hours

 

Semester Credits

Lecture

 

          2

x

16

=

32

 

 

Practicum

 

          1

x

16

=

16

 

 

Lecture/Prac

 

 

x

 

=

48

 

 

Workshop

 

 

x

 

=

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Total  Semester Credits

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PURPOSE OF COURSE:        
[   ] Degree requirement
[   ] Degree elective
[X] Certificate     Advanced Certificate of Achievement – Class 5 Engineer
[X] Other            A required course for the issuance of Certificate of Competency in Engineer Class 6 by the FSM Transportation, Communication and Infrastructure.

PREREQUISITES: None

PSLOS OF OTHER PROGRAMS THIS COURSE MEETS:


PSLO#

                             Program

 

 

 

 

INSTITUTIONAL STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES

 

[    ]

1. Effective oral communication: capacity to deliver prepared, purposeful presentations designed to increase knowledge, to foster understanding, or to promote change in the listeners’ attitudes, values, beliefs, or behaviors.

 

[    ]

2. Effective written communication: development and expression of ideas in writing through work in many genres and styles, utilizing different writing technologies, and mixing texts, data, and images through iterative experiences across the curriculum.

[    ]

3. Critical thinking: a habit of mind characterized by the comprehensive exploration of issues, ideas, artifacts, and events before accepting or formulating an opinion or conclusion.

[    ]

4. Problem solving: capacity to design, evaluate, and implement a strategy to answer an open-ended question or achieve a desired goal.

 

[    ]

5. Intercultural knowledge and competence: a set of cognitive, affective, and behavioral skills and characteristics that support effective and appropriate interaction in a variety of cultural contexts.

 

[    ]

6. Information literacy: the ability to know when there is a need for information, to be able to identify, locate, evaluate, and effectively and responsibly use and share that information for the problem at hand.

[X]

7. Foundations and skills for life-long learning: purposeful learning activity, undertaken on an ongoing basis with the aim of improving knowledge, skills, and competence.

 

[X ]

8. Quantitative Reasoning: ability to reason and solve quantitative problems from a wide array of authentic contexts and everyday life situations; comprehends and can create sophisticated arguments supported by quantitative evidence and can clearly communicate those arguments in a variety of formats.

PROGRAM STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES (PSLOs): The student will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate competency in safe operation and maintenance of the machineries on a vessel not exceeding 500kW propulsion power.
  2. Calculate fuel consumption and storage requirements on vessels.

COURSE STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES (CSLOs) (General): The student will be able to:

  1. Using a calculator, solve calculations involving addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
  2. Using a calculator, solve calculations involving fractions, decimals, indices, and percentages.
  3. Solve simple formula by transposition.
  4. Determine the area and volume of basic shape in accordance with established procedure.
  5. Determine the mass of regular shape and tank contents in accordance with established procedure.
  6. Determine the consumption of fuel and lubricating oil for a voyage in accordance with established procedure and safe practices.

COURSE STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES (CSLOs) (Specific): The student will be able to:

CSLO (General) 1: Using a calculator, solve calculations involving addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.

Student Learning Outcome (specific)

ISLO

PSLO

Assessment Strategies

    • Solve mathematical equations consisting of a combination of additions, subtraction, multiplication and division.

8

2

Written assessments will be used to assess student’s competence in:

  • solving mathematical equations consisting of addition, subtraction, divisions and multiplications, using a calculator; and
  • solving mathematical equations consisting of positive and negative numbers, using a calculator.
    • Solve  mathematical equations consisting of positive and negative numbers.

CSLO (General) 2: Using a calculator, solve calculations involving fractions, decimals, indices, and percentages.

Student Learning Outcome (specific)

ISLO

PSLO

Assessment Strategies

    • Define  fractions and decimals

8

2

Written assessments will be used to assess student’s competence in:

  • defining fractions and decimals;
  • converting fractions to decimals using calculator;
  • defining indices and solving mathematical equations with indices using calculator;
  • solving percentage equations using calculator; and
  • solving problems involving fractions, decimals consisting of combination of additions, subtractions, multiplications and divisions using calculator.
  • converting large and small numbers in scientific notations using a calculator.
    • Convert fractions to decimals
    •  Define indices and solve mathematical calculations with indices.
    • Solve percentages
    • Solve problems involving fractions and decimals consisting of combination of additions, subtraction, multiplication and division.
    • Convert large and small numbers in scientific notations.

CSLO (General) 3: Solve simple formula by transposition.

Student Learning Outcome (specific)

ISLO

PSLO

Assessment Strategies

    • Transpose and solve equations specific to addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.

8

2

Written assessments will be used to assess student’s competence in:

  • transposing and solving equations specific to additions, subtraction, multiplication and divisions, using a calculator; and
  • transposing and solving equations consisting of combination to addition, subtractions, multiplication and division, using a calculator.
    • Transpose and solve equations consisting of combination of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

 

CSLO (General) 4: Determine the area and volume of basic shape in accordance with established procedures.

Student Learning Outcome (specific)

ISLO

PSLO

Assessment Strategies

    • Identify shapes onboard vessels related to basic areas and volumes.

8

2

Written assessments will be used to assess student’s competence in:

  • identifying shapes on board related to basic areas and volumes;
  • calculating areas of rectangles, triangles  and circles;
  • calculating volume of shapes and tank having uniform cross sectional area of rectangles, triangles and circles; and
  • calculating the circumference of a circle.
    • Calculate areas of rectangles, triangles and circles.
    • Calculate volume of shapes and tank having a uniform cross sectional area of rectangle, triangle, and circle.
    • Calculate the circumference of a circle

CSLO (General) 5: Determine the mass of regular shape and tank contents in accordance with established procedure

Student Learning Outcome (specific)

ISLO

PSLO

Assessment Strategies

    • Define the term mass, weight, density, and relative density (specific gravity).

8

2

Written assessments will be used to assess student’s competence in:

  • defining the term mass, weight, density and relative density;
  • identifying the relationship between volume and mass;
  • identifying the relationship between mass and weight; and
  • calculating the mass of regular shapes and content in tanks having a uniform cross sectional area of rectangles, triangles, and circles.
    • Identify the relationship between volume and mass.
    • Identify the relationship between mass and weight.
    • Calculate the mass of regular shapes and contents in tanks having a uniform cross sectional area of rectangles, triangles, and circles.

CSLO (General) 6: Determine the consumption of fuel and lubricating oil for a voyage in accordance with established procedure and safe practices.

 

Student Learning Outcome (specific)

ISLO

PSLO

Assessment strategies

 

    • Explain the rate of fuel and lubricating oil consumption and their limitations.

8

2

Written assessments will be used to assess student’s competence in:

  • explaining the rate of fuel and lubricating oil consumption and their limitation;
  • calculating the consumption fuel and lubricating oil quantities in liters;
  • calculating fuel and lubricating oil orders considering appropriate reserves and fuel on board;
  • calculating steaming time and range base on fuel onboard; and
  • explaining the effect of vessel’s speed and power on the rate of fuel consumption and fuel requirement.

 

    • Calculate the consumption of fuel and lubricating oil quantities in liters

 

    • Calculate fuel and lubricating oil orders considering appropriate reserves and fuel on board.

 

    • Calculate steaming time and range base on fuel onboard.

 

           6.5 Explain the effects of vessel’s speed and power on the rate of fuel consumption and fuel requirement.     

 

COURSE CONTENT:

  • Basic Mathematical Calculations
  • Fractions, Decimals, Percentages and Indices
  • Transportation of Equations
  • Area, Volume, Mass, and Weight
  • Fuel and Lubricating Oil Consumption

METHOD(S) OF INSTRUCTION:
[  X] Lecture               [   ] Cooperative learning groups
[  ] Laboratory            [X] In-class exercises
[  ] Audio visual         [   ] Demonstrations
[  ] Other

REQUIRED TEXT(S) AND COURSE MATERIALS:

  1.  Scientific Calculator
  2. Appropriate small craft and small craft models
  3. Regional Maritime Program, Engineer 5 SPC 051 Practical Mathematics, Learner’s Guide, 2001, Secretariat of the Pacific Community, Suva, Fiji.

REFERENCE MATERIALS:

Regional Maritime Program, Engineer 5 SPC 051 Practical Mathematics, Learner’s Guide, 2001, Secretariat of the Pacific Community, Suva, Fiji.

INSTRUCTIONAL COSTS:

  None\

EVALUATION:

A grade of at least 70% or a “C” must be achieved to progress to the next level. 

CREDIT BY EXAMINATION:

None

 

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