MATH 3202 Mathematical Modeling
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as MATH 33.
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4 hours; 4 credits
An introduction to constructing, solving, and testing mathematical models of real-life problems. Case-study approach. Topics include the valve problem for hydroelectric power, models of interests in finance, dimensional analysis, predator-prey systems, optimization in fishery management, mathematical models in formal justice, microscopic and macroscopic models for traffic problems, and crystallization dynamics in physical chemistry.
Prequisite: Mathematics 2101 [10.1], 2206  and 3501 [51.1].