Mathematical Modeling in the Environment
W 6:30-9:00 pm Room 327
Mathematical Modeling in the Environment, by Charles R. Hadlock. MAA, 1998.
Schedule of Guest Speakers
This schedule is subject to revision. It is expected there will be additional speakers.
February 27: Michael Newman
April 23: Steve Schragg
Listserv Mailing List
The class has a listserv mailing list set up. The name of the list is
WMA108-L and it is hosted on uconnvm.uconn.edu. Every member of
the class will be automatically signed up for the list upon filling out the
and is expected to participate in the discussions.
Posting a Message to the Mailing List
To post a message to the mailing list, simply address it to
WMA108-L@uconnvm.uconn.edu. Other than that, it may be handled the same as
any other email message.
Quizzes and Examinations
There will be one or two hour long examinations during the course of the
semester, along with several graded homework assignments, problem sets and group projects.
Each graded homework assignment will be worth 25 points and each problem set will be worth 50 points. Each
examination will be worth 100 points. The final examination will be worth
Take-Home Part of First Exam — The first exam will be on March 5. Half of the exam is take-home. It was distributed in class February 27 and may also be downloaded here.
The final examination will be held Wednesday, May 2, 6:30-8:30 PM.
The final examination will be comprehensive,
covering material from the entire semester.
These are notes corresponding to some of the portions of the text and include many of the slides shown in class.
There are a number of sets of available. The following sets of slides specific for this class are also available. Each set is available in a normal size text format as well as the slides used in class.