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Nonlinear ODEs with Applications (Adv) - MATH3963

Year - 2018

The theory of ordinary differential equations is a classical topic going back to Newton and Leibniz. It comprises a vast number of ideas and methods of different nature. The theory has many applications and stimulates new developments in almost all areas of mathematics. The emphasis is on qualitative analysis including phase-plane methods, bifurcation theory and the study of limit cycles. The more theoretical part includes existence and uniqueness theorems, linearisation, and analysis of asymptotic behaviour. The applications in this unit will be drawn from predator-prey systems, population models, chemical reactions, and other equations and systems from mathematical biology.

Three lectures, one tutorial per week

Class tests, Assignments, Final examination

Assumed knowledge
(MATH2961 or [MATH2921 and MATH2922]) and (MATH2962 or MATH2923)


12 credit points of Intermediate mathematics


MATH3003 or MATH3923 or MATH3020 or MATH3920 or MATH3063


Faculty: Science

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Mathematics and Statistics Academic Operations
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Robert Marangell
HECS Band: 2
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