By D.S. Jones,Michael Plank,B.D. Sleeman

Deepen scholars’ figuring out of organic phenomena


Suitable for classes on differential equations with functions to mathematical biology or as an advent to mathematical biology, Differential Equations and Mathematical Biology, moment Edition introduces scholars within the actual, mathematical, and organic sciences to basic modeling and analytical options used to appreciate organic phenomena. during this version, the various chapters were increased to incorporate new and topical material.



New to the second one Edition




  • A part on spiral waves

  • Recent advancements in tumor biology

  • More at the numerical resolution of differential equations and numerical bifurcation analysis

  • MATLAB® records to be had for obtain online

  • Many extra examples and workouts



This textbook exhibits how first-order traditional differential equations (ODEs) are used to version the expansion of a inhabitants, the management of substances, and the mechanism wherein residing cells divide. The authors current linear ODEs with consistent coefficients, expand the idea to platforms of equations, version organic phenomena, and supply suggestions to first-order independent platforms of nonlinear differential equations utilizing the Poincaré section aircraft. additionally they learn the heart beat, nerve impulse transmission, chemical reactions, and predator–prey difficulties. After protecting partial differential equations and evolutionary equations, the publication discusses diffusion techniques, the idea of bifurcation, and chaotic habit. It concludes with difficulties of tumor progress and the unfold of infectious diseases.

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