
1067SModelingWithSigmoidCurves
18 Aug 2018   Contributor(s):: Natali Hritonenko
The assignment considers two wellknown models of population growth, VerhulstPearl and Gompertz models, for which qualitative and quantitative analyses are provided. The graphs of the corresponding functions have a sigmoidal or Sshape. The assignment contains two opposite, but related tasks:...

1102SCancerGrowth
29 Jul 2018   Contributor(s):: Jue Wang
This scenario guides students in the use of differential equation models to predict cancer growth and optimize treatment outcomes. Several classical models for cancer growth are studied, including exponential, power law, Bertalanffy, logistic, and Gompertz. They examine the behaviors of the...

1081STumorGrowth
09 Jun 2018   Contributor(s):: Ryan Miller, Randy Boucher
Students will transform, solve, and interpret a tumor growth scenario using nonlinear differential equation models. Two population growth models (Gompertz and logistic) are applied to model tumor growth. Students use technology to solve the Gompertz model and answer a series of questions...

ShiModeling Population Growth Single Species
12 Sep 2017   Contributor(s):: Brian Winkel
Shi, Junping. Modeling Population Growth Single Species. Activities Notes. 4 pp.This is a set of descriptions of various logistic models are offered. Keywords: differential equation, model, harvest, Gompertz, Allee effect, constant harvest

Gustafson2250 EngineeringMathematicsApplications
08 Sep 2017   Contributor(s):: Brian Winkel
Gustafson, G. B. Science and Engineering ApplicationsSection 2.8. http://www.math.utah.edu/~gustafso/2250SciEngApplications.pdf . Accessed 8 September 2017.This material is from a wealth of other material authored by Grant B. Gustafson in the Mathematics Department at the University of...