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CRSC/Math Instructional and Research Laboratory

MA 574

Mathematical Modeling of Physical and Biological Processes II

Course Topics

  • Acoustics and wave phenomena
  • Principles of fluid mechanics including Euler and Navier-Stokes models
  • Fundamentals of elasticity and viscoelasticity
  • Structural models for rods and beams
  • Finite difference and finite element techniques for PDE models
  • Surrogate and data-driven models
  • Regression and Gaussian process models

Grade: Midterm and final exam (Monday, May 2, 1:00-4:00 pm): 40%; Projects (about 5 will be assigned and they can be done in groups of up to 3 students): 60%

Office hours: By appointment

Contact info: Ralph C. Smith, SAS 4140, Department of Mathematics, NCSU, Raleigh, NC 27695-8205, phone: 919-515-7552, fax: 919-515-1636, email: