MATHS20319B (HAM)
Differential Equations and Modelling
15 Points
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Convenor(s)
Yuri Litvinenko
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Lecturer(s)
Woei Chet Lim
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Yuri Litvinenko
8363
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yuri.litvinenko@waikato.ac.nz

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Paper Description
The paper introduces the use of applied mathematics in science and engineering. The focus is on how differential equations are used to formulate mathematical models and obtain concrete results.
Paper Structure
Five contact hours per week  roughly 4 lectures and 1 tutorial.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the course should be able to:
Assessment
Assessment Components
The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 50:50. The final exam makes up 50% of the overall mark.
Required and Recommended Readings
Required Readings
A pdf copy of the Lecture notes will be available on Moodle.
Recommended Readings
Library books on differential equations are listed under QA371 and QA372.
Elementary Differential Equations and Boundary Value Problems by Boyce & DiPrima. (Highly recommended)
Differential equations and their applications, by M. Braun
Mathematical models, by R. Haberman
Topics in mathematical modeling, by K. K. Tung
No bullshit guide to math & physics, by I. Savov
Online Support
All notices about this paper, as well as your internal assessment marks, will be posted on Moodle. Such notices are deemed to be official notifications.
It is your responsibility to check all your marks on Moodle/noticeboard are correct.
Workload
Linkages to Other Papers
Prerequisite(s)
Prerequisite papers: (MATH101 or MATHS101) and (MATH102 or MATHS102).
Corequisite(s)
Corequisite papers: MATHS201
Restriction(s)
Restricted papers: ENGG284, ENGEN201, MATH255 and MATH259