M 374M M 374M. Mathematical Modeling in Science and Engineering. 3 Hours.
Tools for studying differential equations and optimization problems that arise in the engineering and physical sciences. Includes dimensional analysis and scaling, regular and singular perturbation methods, optimization and calculus of variations, and stability. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Mathematics 427J or 427K, and 340L or 341, with a grade of at least C- in each; and some basic programming skills.