18.384 - Seminar in Physical Applied Mathematics (Spring 2014)


Instructor: Stephen Wirkus

Office: Room E18-320

Email: swirkus [at] mit .edu

Lectures: T R 1:00 - 2:15 PM, E17-129

Office Hours: available upon request

Other: Please see Below


Covers the mathematical modeling of physical systems, with emphasis on the reading and presentation of papers. Addresses a broad range of topics, with particular focus on macroscopic physics and continuum systems: fluid dynamics, solid mechanics, and biophysics. Instruction and practice in written and oral communication provided. Enrollment limited. Course catalog description.

Prerequisites: 18.311, 18.353, 18.354, or permission of instructor

Text Book: none


[02.01.2014]  Welcome to the spring semester!