Course Descriptions - Applied Differential Equations MATH 3260   Applied Differential Equations
This course provides an introduction to a variety of mathematical techniques that are used in modelling real-world problems. Topics may include: population dynamics and hysteresis; diffusion, the heat kernel and Fourier series; spread of disease and phase plane analysis; networks, image processing and spectral clustering; delay differential equations; traffic modelling, first order PDE's and method of characteristics; and numerical schemes for differential equations.
PREREQUISITES: MATH 2120.03.03 or MATH 2135.03 or PHYC 2140.03 or consent of the instructor