701-0071-00L  Mathematics III: Systems Analysis

SemesterAutumn Semester 2014
LecturersN. Gruber, P. Landschützer
Periodicityyearly course
Language of instructionGerman


AbstractThe objective of the systems analysis course is to deepen and illustrate the mathematical concepts on the basis of a series of very concrete examples. Topics covered include: linear box models with one or several variables, non-linear box models with one or several variables, time-discrete models, and continuous models in time and space.
ObjectiveLearning and applying of concepts (models) and quantitative methods to address concrete problems of environmental relevance. Understanding and applying the systems-analytic approach, i.e., Recognizing the core of the problem - simplification - quantitative approach - prediction.
ContentContent of lectures:
http://www.up.ethz.ch/education/system_analysis/index_DE

Homework:
http://www.up.ethz.ch/education/system_analysis/SA2/index_DE
Lecture notesOverhead slides:
http://www.up.ethz.ch/education/system_analysis/index_DE
LiteratureImboden, D.S. and S. Pfenninger (2013) Introduction to Systems Analysis: Mathematically Modeling Natural Systems. Berlin Heidelberg: Springer Verlag.

http://link.springer.com/book/10.1007%2F978-3-642-30639-6