Differential Equations in Action

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Description

Write Python code to find numerical solutions to systems of differential equations. The models you create will fight wildfires, bring spaceships back to earth, and more!

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What you'll learn on the course

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Rescuing Apollo 13
Apollo 13
Brake Systems

Course programme

Lesson 1: Rescuing Apollo 13, Part 1

Introduction to the Forward Euler Method

Lesson 2: Rescuing Apollo 13, Part 2

Comparing solvers, Heun’s Method, and the Symplectic Euler Method

Lesson 3: Analyzing the Spread of Diseases

Implicit methods and stiffness

Lesson 4: There’s Plenty of Fish in the Sea?

Stability, sensitivity, and optimization

Lesson 5: Antilock Brake Systems

Friction, equilibria, and control theory

Lesson 6: The Path of a Forest Fire

Partial differential equations and heat conduction

Lesson 7: Advanced Applications of Numerical Methods

Chaos, software, and predictive capability