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Mathematics 108V

Mathematical Modeling in the Environment

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Spring 2008

## Contents

## Links

## Meeting Times

W 6:30-9:00 pm Room 327

## Textbook

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
150 points.

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.

## Notes

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## Resources

- Groundwater Travel Time Spreadsheet
- The spreadsheet in the text used for calculating groundwater travel time may be downloaded. It is in
*zip* format, so it will have to be *unzipped* before using.
- Diffusion Spreadsheet
- This spreadsheet includes calculations for one- and two-dimensional diffusion along with Holland's Equation.
- Plume Spreadsheet
- This spreadsheet, available on the disk accompanying the textbook, calculates the concentration of a contaminant using the Gaussian Plume Model.
- Aloha Manual
- Table of Contents and Introduction
- Installing Aloha
- Learning the Basics
- Reference
- Examples
- Troubleshooting, Bibliography, Glossary and Index