**Math ****613**: Advanced Applied Mathematics I: Modeling

*Fall 2018 Graduate Course Syllabus*

**NJIT Academic Integrity Code**: All Students should be aware that the Department of Mathematical Sciences takes the University Code on Academic Integrity at NJIT very seriously and enforces it strictly. This means that there must not be any forms of plagiarism, i.e., copying of homework, class projects, or lab assignments, or any form of cheating in quizzes and exams. Under the University Code on Academic Integrity, students are obligated to report any such activities to the Instructor.

## Course Information

**Course Description**: Concepts and strategies of mathematical modeling are developed by investigation of case studies in a selection of areas. Consistency of a model, nondimensionalization and scaling, regular and singular effects are discussed. Possible topics include continuum mechanics (heat and mass transfer, fluid dynamics, elasticity), vibrating strings, population dynamics, traffic flow, and the Sommerfeld problem.

**Number of Credits**: 3

**Prerequisites**: MATH 331 and MATH 337, or departmental approval.

**Course-Section and Instructors**

Course-Section |
Instructor |

Math 613-001 |
Professor V. Matveev |

**Office Hours for All Math Instructors**: Fall 2018 Office Hours and Emails

**Required Textbooks**:

**Title** |
*Mathematical Models in the Applied Sciences* |

**Author** |
A. C. Fowler |

**Edition** |
1st |

**Publisher** |
Cambridge University Press |

**ISBN #** |
978-0521467032 |

**University-wide Withdrawal Date**:The last day to withdraw with a **w** is **Monday, November 12, 2018**. It will be strictly enforced.

## Policies

**DMS Course Policies**: All DMS students must familiarize themselves with, and adhere to, the Department of Mathematical Sciences Course Policies, in addition to official university-wide policies. DMS takes these policies very seriously and enforces them strictly.

**Grading Policy**: The final grade in this course will be determined as follows:

**Assignments** |
28% |

**Midterm Exam** |
32% |

**Final Exam** |
40% |

Your final letter grade will be based on the following tentative curve.

**A** |
85 - 100 |
**C+** |
58 - 66 |

**B+** |
76 - 84 |
**C** |
50 - 57 |

**B** |
67 - 75 |
**F** |
0 - 49 |

**Attendance Policy**: Attendance at all classes will be recorded and is **mandatory**. Please make sure you read and fully understand the Math Department’s Attendance Policy. This policy will be strictly enforced.

**Homework Policy**: Homework is assigned each week, and is expected to be handed in on time. Late submissions will be penalized.

**Exams**: There will be one midterm exam held in class during the semester and one comprehensive final exam. Exams are held on the following days:

Midterm Exam |
October 25, 2018 |

Final Exam Period |
December 15 - 21, 2018 |

The final exam will test your knowledge of all the course material taught in the entire course. Make sure you read and fully understand the Math Department's Examination Policy. This policy will be strictly enforced.

**Makeup Exam Policy**: To properly report your absence from a midterm or final exam, please review and follow the required steps under the DMS Examination Policy found here:

**Cellular Phones**: All cellular phones and other electronic devices must be switched off during all class times.

## Additional Resources

**Accommodation of Disabilities**: Disability Support Services (DSS) offers long term and temporary accommodations for undergraduate, graduate and visiting students at NJIT.

If you are in need of accommodations due to a disability please contact Chantonette Lyles, Associate Director of Disability Support Services at 973-596-5417 or via email at lyles@njit.edu. The office is located in Fenster Hall, Room 260. A Letter of Accommodation Eligibility from the Disability Support Services office authorizing your accommodations will be required.

For further information regarding self identification, the submission of medical documentation and additional support services provided please visit the Disability Support Services (DSS) website at:

**Important Dates** (See: Fall 2018 Academic Calendar, Registrar)

Date |
Day |
Event |

September 4, 2018 |
T |
First Day of Classes |

September 10, 2018 |
M |
Last Day to Add/Drop Classes |

November 12, 2018 |
M |
Last Day to Withdraw |

November 20, 2018 |
T |
Thursday Classes Meet |

November 21, 2018 |
W |
Friday Classes Meet |

November 22 - 25, 2018 |
R - Su |
Thanksgiving Recess |

December 12, 2018 |
W |
Last Day of Classes |

December 13 & 14, 2018 |
R & F |
Reading Days |

December 15 - 21, 2018 |
Sa - F |
Final Exam Period |