# Mathematics for Visual Effects and Design

#### Taught by Mike Seymour

- Course Number:
- MTH101
- Software Version:
- Original Run Date:
- April 2010
- Duration:
- 7 hours 3 minutes

vfx

mograph

pipeline

### course syllabus

Class 1

Introduction to Maths - some useful concepts and an outline of the major areas of maths

Class 2

Co-ordinate systems, simple matrix, vectors and dot product. Plus, a tutorial on some of the basic concepts covered in the class

Class 3

Vector addition and Subtraction - normals

Class 4

Fibonacci sequence, Pi, the Golden ratio, noise and turbulence.

Class 5

Algebra and factoring equations

Class 6

Equation solving using Matrix multiplication and the Unity Matrix

Class 7

Velocity, Acceleration and Gravity

Class 8

Calculus part 2: Integral and Differential equations

Class 9

Fourier Transforms

Class 10

Putting it all together: how everything you have learnt this term can unlock a Siggraph paper