An Introduction to Mathematical Modeling

Author: Edward A. Bender
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486137120
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Accessible text features over 100 reality-based examples pulled from the science, engineering, and operations research fields. Prerequisites: ordinary differential equations, continuous probability. Numerous references. Includes 27 black-and-white figures. 1978 edition.

Mathematical Modeling with Excel

Author: Brian Albright
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 1449635997
Format: PDF, Docs
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Mathematical modeling is the use of applying mathematics to real-world problems and investigating important questions about their outcomes. Mathematical Modeling with Excel presents various methods used to build and analyze mathematical models in a format that students can quickly comprehend. Excel is used as a tool to accomplish this goal of building and analyzing the models. Ideal for math and secondary math education majors, this text presents a wide variety of common types of models, as well as some new types, and presents each in a unique, easy-to-understand format. End-of-chapter exercises ask students to modify or refine the existing model, analyze it further, or adapt it to similar scenarios.

Concepts of Mathematical Modeling

Author: Walter J. Meyer
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486137244
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This text features examinations of classic models and a variety of applications. Each section is preceded by an abstract and statement of prerequisites. Includes exercises. 1984 edition.

Applied Mathematical Modeling

Author: Douglas R. Shier
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781420050042
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The practice of modeling is best learned by those armed with fundamental methodologies and exposed to a wide variety of modeling experience. Ideally, this experience could be obtained by working on actual modeling problems. But time constraints often make this difficult. Applied Mathematical Modeling provides a collection of models illustrating the power and richness of the mathematical sciences in supplying insight into the operation of important real-world systems. It fills a gap within modeling texts, focusing on applications across a broad range of disciplines. The first part of the book discusses the general components of the modeling process and highlights the potential of modeling in practice. These chapters discuss the general components of the modeling process, and the evolutionary nature of successful model building. The second part provides a rich compendium of case studies, each one complete with examples, exercises, and projects. In keeping with the multidimensional nature of the models presented, the chapters in the second part are listed in alphabetical order by the contributor's last name. Unlike most mathematical books, in which you must master the concepts of early chapters to prepare for subsequent material, you may start with any chapter. Begin with cryptology, if that catches your fancy, or go directly to bursty traffic if that is your cup of tea. Applied Mathematical Modeling serves as a handbook of in-depth case studies that span the mathematical sciences, building upon a modest mathematical background. Readers in other applied disciplines will benefit from seeing how selected mathematical modeling philosophies and techniques can be brought to bear on problems in their disciplines. The models address actual situations studied in chemistry, physics, demography, economics, civil engineering, environmental engineering, industrial engineering, telecommunications, and other areas.

Mathematical Modeling

Author: Mark M. Meerschaert
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 012386996X
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The new edition of Mathematical Modeling, the survey text of choice for mathematical modeling courses, adds ample instructor support and online delivery for solutions manuals and software ancillaries. From genetic engineering to hurricane prediction, mathematical models guide much of the decision making in our society. If the assumptions and methods underlying the modeling are flawed, the outcome can be disastrously poor. With mathematical modeling growing rapidly in so many scientific and technical disciplines, Mathematical Modeling, Fourth Edition provides a rigorous treatment of the subject. The book explores a range of approaches including optimization models, dynamic models and probability models. Offers increased support for instructors, including MATLAB material as well as other on-line resources Features new sections on time series analysis and diffusion models Provides additional problems with international focus such as whale and dolphin populations, plus updated optimization problems

Mathematical Modeling and Simulation

Author: Kai Velten
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 3527627618
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This concise and clear introduction to the topic requires only basic knowledge of calculus and linear algebra - all other concepts and ideas are developed in the course of the book. Lucidly written so as to appeal to undergraduates and practitioners alike, it enables readers to set up simple mathematical models on their own and to interpret their results and those of others critically. To achieve this, many examples have been chosen from various fields, such as biology, ecology, economics, medicine, agricultural, chemical, electrical, mechanical and process engineering, which are subsequently discussed in detail. Based on the author`s modeling and simulation experience in science and engineering and as a consultant, the book answers such basic questions as: What is a mathematical model? What types of models do exist? Which model is appropriate for a particular problem? What are simulation, parameter estimation, and validation? The book relies exclusively upon open-source software which is available to everybody free of charge. The entire book software - including 3D CFD and structural mechanics simulation software - can be used based on a free CAELinux-Live-DVD that is available in the Internet (works on most machines and operating systems).

Progress in Applied Mathematical Modeling

Author: Fengshan Yang
Publisher: Nova Publishers
ISBN: 9781600219764
Format: PDF, ePub
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This book presents new research related to the mathematical modelling of engineering and environmental processes, manufacturing, and industrial systems. It includes heat transfer, fluid mechanics, CFD, and transport phenomena; solid mechanics and mechanics of metals; electromagnets and MHD; reliability modelling and system optimisation; finite volume, finite element, and boundary element procedures; decision sciences in an industrial and manufacturing context; civil engineering systems and structures; mineral and energy resources; relevant software engineering issues associated with CAD and CAE; and materials and metallurgical engineering.

A First Course in Mathematical Modeling

Author: Frank R. Giordano
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1285531760
Format: PDF
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Offering a solid introduction to the entire modeling process, A FIRST COURSE IN MATHEMATICAL MODELING, 5th Edition delivers an excellent balance of theory and practice, and gives you relevant, hands-on experience developing and sharpening your modeling skills. Throughout, the book emphasizes key facets of modeling, including creative and empirical model construction, model analysis, and model research, and provides myriad opportunities for practice. The authors apply a proven six-step problem-solving process to enhance your problem-solving capabilities -- whatever your level. In addition, rather than simply emphasizing the calculation step, the authors first help you learn how to identify problems, construct or select models, and figure out what data needs to be collected. By involving you in the mathematical process as early as possible -- beginning with short projects -- this text facilitates your progressive development and confidence in mathematics and modeling. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Mathematical Modeling

Author: Ludmilla A. Uvarova
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1475733976
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This volume contains review articles and original results obtained in various fields of modern science using mathematical simulation methods. The basis of the articles are the plenary and some section reports that were made and discussed at the Fourth International Mathematical Simulation Conference, held in Moscow on June 27 through July 1, 2000. The conference was devoted to the following scientific areas: • mathematical and computer discrete systems models; • non-linear excitation in condensed media; • complex systems evolution; • mathematical models in economics; • non-equilibrium processes kinematics; • dynamics and structure of the molecular and biomolecular systems; • mathematical transfer models in non-linear systems; • numerical simulation and algorithms; • turbulence and determined chaos; • chemical physics of polymer. This conference was supported by the Russian Ministry of Education, Russian foundation for Basic Research and Federal Program "Integration". This volume contains the following sections: 1. models of non-linear phenomena in physics; 2. numerical methods and computer simulations; 3. mathematical computer models of discrete systems; 4. mathematical models in economics; 5. non-linear models in chemical physics and physical chemistry; 6. mathematical models of transport processes in complex systems. In Sections One and Five a number of fundamental and sufficiently general problems, concerning real physical and physical-chemical systems simulation, is discussed.