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Mathematical models in the applied sciences. (English) Zbl 0997.00535
Cambridge Texts in Applied Mathematics. 17. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 600 p. (1996).
Publisher’s description:
Mathematical modelling is the basis of almost all applied mathematics. A ‘real-world problem is dissected and phrased in a mathematical setting, allowing it to be simplified and ultimately solved. This book presents a thorough grounding in the techniques of modelling, and proceeds to explore a range of classical and continuum models from an impressive array of disciplines, including: biology, chemical engineering, fluid and solid mechanics, geophysics, medicine, and physics. It assumes only a basic mathematical grounding in calculus and analysis and will provide a wealth of examples for students of mathematics, engineering, and the range of applied sciences.

00A71 General theory of mathematical modeling
00A69 General applied mathematics
76Dxx Incompressible viscous fluids
92B05 General biology and biomathematics