Universiteit Stellenbosch University
Applied MathematicsToegepaste Wiskunde

Important notices:Belangrike kennisgewings:

  • A draft version of assignment 04 can be found here.
  • No tutorial/lab on Friday 19th April (Vacation day, (Good Friday)).
  • Opti-Num (MATLAB distributors in South Africa) are looking for motivated strudents for vacation work. Details here.
  • Marks for A1 available here.

MATLAB and videos:

  • This course assumes some previous experience with MATLAB (or Python).
  • MATLAB is now FREE for all SU students! Download instructions here.
    Alternatively, you can use MATLAB in your browser! (But this may be slower.)
  • I strongly recommend completing the (free) online MATLAB Onramp as a refresher.


Information Sheet:Inligtingstuk:

  • Information sheet can be found here. Inligtingsblaaie kan hier (afr) gevind word.

Lecture timetable:Lesingrooster:

  • MondayMaandag 9:00 in A404
  • WednesdayWoensdag 12:00 in A404
  • ThursdayDonderdag 8:00 in A404


  • Friday 14:00 in A407 or in NARGA A - Room announced every week on the web.
    (Because of awkward public holiday and test dates, they won't necesarily alternate.)
    Vrydag 14:00 in A407 of in NARGA A
    (kamer aangekondig elke week op die web)


Assignment Opdrag Due date Sperdatum Solutions Oplossing
assignment01.pdf 15/02/2019 solutions01.pdf
assignment02.pdf 01/03/2019 solutions02.pdf
assignment03.pdf 12/04/2019 solutions03.pdf
tutorial01.pdf 15/02/2019 tut01solns.pdf
tutorial02.pdf 01/03/2019 tut02solns.pdf
tutorial03.pdf 08/03/2019 tut03solns.pdf
tutorial04.pdf 12/04/2019 tut04solns.pdf
tuttest01.pdf 15/02/2019 tuttest01_solns.pdf
tuttest02.pdf 01/03/2019 tuttest02_solns.pdf
tuttest03.pdf 08/03/2019 tuttest03_solns.pdf
tuttest04.pdf 12/04/2019 tuttest04_solns.pdf

Lecture notes:Lesingnotas:

The fact that the lecture slides are available here should not be taken as invitation to skip class!
Not everything covered in class will appear on these slides.
Die feit dat die klasnotas hier beskikbaar is moenie gesien word as aanmoediging om klas te bank nie!
Nie alles wat in die klas behandel is verskyn op hierdie notas nie.

Note that these notes are placed here in advance of the lectures to give you an opportunity to study the course at your own pace. However, they are subject to small changes as the course progresses. Make sure you are using the most up to date versions, particularly when revising for tests.

Course text:Handboek:

2019 Test dates:2019 Datums vir assessering:

Test 1:Toets 1: 15 March Test 2:Toets 2: 29 May 09:00 Test 3:Toets 3: 20 Jun 09:00

Old test papers:Ou vraestelle:

Test Toets Solutions Oplossing
Test 1 2017Toets 1 2017: test1_2017.pdf test1_2017_solutions.pdf
Test 2 2017Toets2 2017: test2_2017.pdf test2_2017_solutions.pdf
Test 1 2018Toets 1 2018: test1_2018.pdf test1_2018_solutions.pdf
Test 2 2018Toets 2 2018: test2_2018.pdf test2_2018_solutions.pdf
Test 1 2019Toets 1 2019: test1_2019.pdf test1_2019_solutions.pdf

Useful codes:Nuttige kodes: