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Unformatted text preview: UNIVERSITY OF VICTORIA MATH 377 Section A01 (Spring 2010) Mathematical Modeling Instructor: • Dr. Reinhard Illner • Office: SSM A 546 • Phone: 7217456 • Email: [email protected] Prerequisites: see calendar Textbook: Mathematical Modelling: A Case Studies Approach , by C. S. Bohun, R. Illner, S. J. McCollum, and Th. van Roode, AMS Publications, available from UVic bookstore Lecture Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 10:3011:30 Classroom: DSB C 113 Office Hours: TWF 11:30 12:30 or by appointment . Topics: Crystallization Dynamics (Avrami models, alternative mod els for incomplete crystallizations); a singular differential equation arising in the generation of hydroelectric energy; financial mathematics; comput ing present values of annuities; dimensional analysis with applications; the LotkaVolterra model, its properties and its use; optimal control of renew able resource management (fisheries); functional equations and their use in sociology; traffic dynamics– microscopic and macroscopic models. Additionalsociology; traffic dynamics– microscopic and macroscopic models....
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