Discrete Mathematics for Engineers: Math 363


Lectures:  /MWF 10:35-11:25pm

Room: MacDonald 279 (Jan 5-Apr 14, 2015)

Instructor: Daniel Wise

923 Burnside Hall, office hours: Tuesday 2pm-3pm.

Phone: 514-398-3580

  Text: Kenneth H. Rosen, Discrete Mathematics and its Applications, sixth edition, McGraw-Hill. 

  Prerequisites: MATH 263, MATH 264.
  Restriction: Open only to students in the Faculty of Engineering.


Outline of Topics:

1.      Propositional Logic

2.      Proofs and Induction

3.      Sets, Functions, Relations

4.      Combinatorics

5.      Counting, discrete probability

6.      Graph Theory


Homework: There will be about a dozen assignments. Late homework will not be accepted.

Please submit the homework to the homework slot at Burnside 1005.

Midterm: There will be an in-class midterm during the semester on: Friday, February 27  in

Final Exam: 3 hour exam covering the entire course on TBA.


Calculators: No calculator will be permitted during the exams.

Grades: Max(20%HW + 20%Midterm + 60%Final,  20%HW + 80%Final)

You know it: Mastery of the material requires that the students devote a significant amount of time to reading the textbook and solving problems.


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