SLN 10205, TTh 1:00-2:20, SAV 264

**Instructor:** Yuan Gao (yuangao@uw.edu)

Office Hour: Mon. Wed. 10-11am, Lewis Hall 115

**TA:** Saumya Sinha (saumya@uw.edu)

Office Hour: Wed. 1:30-3:20pm, Lewis Hall 128

The course is an introduction to mathematical modeling, with a focus on modeling using differential equations. We will mostly explore continuous problem formulations in natural sciences, yet some social science models will be covered as well.

*Topics in Mathematical Modeling*, by K.K. Tung. Princeton University Press.

Students are required to have successfully completed AMATH351 or AMATH307, or an equivalent class, and are expected to have knowledge of differential equations. Matlab programming is required for homework assignments.

The Mathematical Contest in Modeling

Matlab and computing resources in Instructional Computing Lab, B022 Communications

Matlab tutorials at tutorialspoint.

Homework | Due Date | Solution | Sample Program |

Homework1 | Janurary 15th, 1:00pm | Solution | Sample Code |

Homework2 | Janurary 29th, 1:00pm | Solution | Sample Code |

Homework3 | February 5th, 1:00pm | Solution | spiral_plot.m |

Homework4 Starter Code Registration Link | February 12th, 1:00pm | Leaderboard | |

Homework5 | February 26th, 1:00pm | Solution | |

Homework6 | March 5th, 1:00pm |

There is no exam. Homework assignments count for 60% of the grade. Final group project counts for 40% of the grade.

Collaboration is encouraged, but students are expected to write their own solutions. No late homework is accepted. Homework will be due before class on Thursday unless otherwise specified.

Final group project can be done individually or in groups of at most five. Each group should submit a project proposal before Feb. 17th. The final report should be a well-typed paper summerizing the work you have done, and will be due on March 13th.