Math 360: Mathematical Modeling in Science, 2017W
Section 101; Room: BUCH B213; Time: TTh 9:30-10:50
Math 360 Lectures
J. Stewart, Calculus: Early Transcendentals.
C. Neuhauser, Calculus for Biology and Medicine
W. Boyce and R. DiPrima, Elementary Differential Equations and Boundary Value Problems.
S. Strogatz, Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos With Applications to Physics, Biology, Chemistry, and Engineering.
S.P. Otto and T. Day, A Biologist's Guide to Mathematical Modeling in Ecology and Evolution.
Rules for Exams and Final Grade Evaluation:
due in class on date as indicated in each assignment.
- Hand in the homeworks on time to get marks.
- Multiple pages should be stapled before handing in.
The number of each homework problem should be clearly printed.
Two marks for each collected homework:
one for completeness and one for correctness.
Only some important steps and final answer will be checked.
- Homework: 20%
- One Midterm exam (80 min): 30%.
- Final Exam (150 min): 50%.
- Questions in exams are comparable in degree of difficulty as assignment questions.
- No notes or books of any kind except that a one-page, A4-sized formula sheet is allowed.
- A small-creen, simple scientific calculator is allowed.
- Missing an exam results in a mark of zero.
- To claim legitimate emergency:
Instructor must be notified within 48 hrs of missed test.
Doctor's or other relevant person's notes required.
Some Fun Links:
- 26 Oct 2017 (Thursday)
-- Midterm at class time and location.
- Final exam: TBA.