Applied Differential Equations for the Real World

An Applications-Based Approach (First Edition)
Rick Moscatello
Paperback, 262 pages
ISBN: 978-1-5165-0547-0 ©2018
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Summary
    While many standard texts on differential equations emphasize theory, Applied Differential Equations for the Real World: An Applications-Based Approach explains how to actually create and solve differential equations for real-world situations using clear, concise language to make the concepts easily accessible to students.

    The book begins with an explanation of basic applications. Subsequent chapters cover separable equations, first-order linear differential equations, and Bernoulli equations. Students also learn exact differential equations, second-order constant coefficient homogenous linear differential equations, non-homogenous differential equations, and methods for non-constant coefficient differential equations, each with specific real-world applications. Each chapter includes definitions of key terms, which are highlighted in the text, and frequent problem sets after the introduction of each new concept.

    With its practical, applications-based approach, Applied Differential Equations for the Real World is well suited to introductory courses in the discipline, particularly those for students of mathematics and engineering.

    Dr. Christopher Curran is associate professor of economics at Emory University. He earned his B.A. at Rice University and a masters and Ph.D. in economics at Purdue University. He has taught at Emory University since 1970. He created the mathematical economics course in 1973, and has co-taught the course with a faculty member from the mathematics department since 1975. Dr. Curran has published papers in journals on economic history, urban economics, and law and economics. His current research interests include the role of economic constraints on human evolution.