Applied Mathematics in the Geological Sciences

Applied Mathematics in the Geological Sciences
Provides a broad survey of mathematical methods that are relevant for geological problems. Focuses on casting geological problems in mathematical terms and solving them. Strong emphasis on setting up equations and on the quality of written solutions.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 1.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesMATH 113 & GEOL 111
 RecommendedGeol 230.
 ProgramsContaining GEOL 405
Course Outcomes

Mathematical Methods

Determine appropriate mathemathical methods to solve a given geological problem.

Mathematical Solutions

Set up equations describing geological problems and solve them symbolically.

Quantitative Reasoning

Discuss the relevance of a given quantitative solution to our understanding of the geological system of interest.

Mathematical Presentation

Present quantitative solutions in a logical, understandable manner emphasizing the geological relevance of the problem.