MAT-60256 Basic Course on Mathematical Modelling, 5 cr

Person responsible

Jussi Kangas


Implementation Period Person responsible Requirements
MAT-60256 2019-01 1 - 2 Jussi Kangas
Tuomas Myllykoski
10 lecture weeks (pre-recorded video lectures), exercises (40%), practical work (40%) and peer reviewing (20%)

Learning Outcomes

Course is recommended for students who are interested in the use of theoretical mathematics in more practical applications. Goal of the course is to go through different forms of mathematical modelling, applications and mathematical methods required in modelling. Course is also suitable for those students who are to become teachers.


Content Core content Complementary knowledge Specialist knowledge
1. Mathematics and applications. Modell types. Basics of modelling.     
2. Differential equations and systems theory. Discrete models and methods.     
3. Models and data. Stability, approximations, scales.     
4. Numerical tools and softwares for modelling. Probabilistic models.     

Additional information about prerequisites
Engineering mathematics 1-4 or Mathematics 1-4.

Correspondence of content

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MAT-60256 Basic Course on Mathematical Modelling, 5 cr MAT-60250 Basic Course on Mathematical Modelling, 5 cr  

Updated by: Kunnari Jaana, 05.03.2019