MU24018 Mathematical Modelling

Mathematical Institute in Opava
Winter 2020
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
RNDr. Oldřich Stolín, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
RNDr. Oldřich Stolín, Ph.D.
Mathematical Institute in Opava
Timetable of Seminar Groups
MU24018/01: Tue 14:45–16:20 110, O. Stolín
Prerequisites (in Czech)
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
Students are able to use theoretical knowledge about differential equations and mathematical statistics to solve a practical problem that is processed through the project.
  • Course contents - examples of project focus:
    1. Working dam with hydroelectric power station - the relevant forces - using of differential equations.
    2. Interests and insurance.
    3. Predator-prey systems models.
    4. A control problem in fishery management.
    5. Epidemic models.
    required literature
  • Illner, R.; Bohun, C.S.; McCollum S.; van Roode, T. Mathematical Modelling. AMS Providence, 2000. ISBN 0-8218-3650-1. info
    recommended literature
  • Murray, J. D. Mathematical Biology. Springer, New York, 2002. ISBN 0-387-95223-3. info
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
Teacher's information
Requirements for obtaining the credit:
- Self-study of any mathematical model from any area.
- Developing the project in the specified scope, form and deadline.
- Successful defense of the project in the form of a presentation.
ActivityDifficulty [h]
Domácí příprava na výuku16
Příprava na zápočet16
Semestrální práce52

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