Mathematical Modelling (ICTMA 12): Education, Engineering and Economics

Mathematical Modelling (ICTMA 12): Education, Engineering and Economics

by C Haines, Peter Galbraith, Werner Blum, Sanowar Khan
     
 

ISBN-10: 1904275206

ISBN-13: 9781904275206

Pub. Date: 08/28/2007

Publisher: Elsevier Science

This book continues the ICTMA tradition of influencing teaching and learning in the application of mathematical modelling. Each chapter shows how real life problems can be discussed during university lectures, in school classrooms and industrial research. International experts contribute their knowledge and experience by providing analysis, insight and comment

Overview

This book continues the ICTMA tradition of influencing teaching and learning in the application of mathematical modelling. Each chapter shows how real life problems can be discussed during university lectures, in school classrooms and industrial research. International experts contribute their knowledge and experience by providing analysis, insight and comment whilst tackling large and complex problems by applying mathematical modelling. This book covers the proceedings from the Twelfth International Conference on the Teaching of Mathematical Modelling and Applications.

  • Covers the proceedings from the Twelfth International Conference on the Teaching of Mathematical Modelling and Applications
  • Continues the ICTMA tradition of influencing teaching and learning in the application of mathematical modelling
  • Shows how real life problems can be discussed during university lectures, in school classrooms and industrial research

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781904275206
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
08/28/2007
Pages:
501
Product dimensions:
6.82(w) x 9.46(h) x 1.07(d)

Table of Contents

Section 1 Models and modelling in reality; Section 2 Modelling constructs in education; Section 3 Recognising modelling competencies; Section 4 Everyday aspects of modelling literacy; Section 5 Cognitive perspectives on modelling; Section 6 The practice of modelling; Section 7 Behaviours in engineering and applications.

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