2013-2014 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog (without addenda) 
    
    Oct 14, 2019  
2013-2014 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog (without addenda) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MA 6283 Mathematical Modeling in Biology

3 Credits
This course covers: Linear and nonlinear difference equations for population growth and propagation. Stability. Competitive systems. Growth of microorganisms. Steady states in chemostats. Predator-prey models. Populations of infectious diseases. Michaelis-Menten kinetics. Cooperative reactions. Hodgkin- Huxlley equations. Fitzhugh-Nagumo model of nerve impulses. Conservation equations. Convection and diffusion of species. Transport in axon. Slime molds. Aggregation. Morphogenesis.

Prerequisite(s): MA 2122  and MA 2132 .
Weekly Lecture Hours: 3 | Weekly Lab Hours: 0 | Weekly Recitation Hours: 0



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