Syllabus academic year 2009/2010

(Created 2009-08-11.)

INTERNATIONAL PROJECT COURSE-MATHEMATICAL MODELLING | FMSN05 |

**Higher education credits:** 3.
**Grading scale:** UG.
**Level: ** A
(Second level).
**Language of instruction: **The course will be given in English.
**Alternative for:** Pi2.
**Optional for:** E3.
**Course coordinator:** Maria Sandsten, sandsten@maths.lth.se, Matematisk statistik.
**Recommended prerequisits:** Equivalent to the 3 first terms of the Engineering Mathematics program and one or some of the courses FMA021, FMS045, FMN045,FMN130, FMN050.
**The number of participants is limited to **10
**Selection criteria: ** Individual judgement of qualification.
**Assessment:** Written and oral presentation of a project.
**Further information:** The course is a project in cooperation with students from different universities in Europe at ECMI-modelling week. ECMI-European Consortium for Mathematics in Industry, see http://www.ecmi-indmath.org/. ECMI modelling week is given every year at one of the ECMI universities.
**Home page:** http://www.maths.lth.se/matstat/kurser/.
**Aim**

Be able to understand the modeling process of a given mathematical modelling project in cooperation with other students and to gain necessary knowledge to finish a project.

*Knowledge and understanding*

For a passing grade the student must

- To gain necessary knowledge to finish a given mathematical modelling project.

*Skills and abilities*

For a passing grade the student must

- Be able to carry through a project in a group.
- Be able to carry through some part of a given mathematical modelling project.'
- To present in oral and written form the conclusions of the project.

**Contents**

Some problem in mathematical modelling

**Literature**

For each project the necessary literature is given.