# Instructor Class Description

Time Schedule:

**Aneesh S. Hariharan**

Q SCI 292

Seattle Campus

### Analysis for Biologists II

Introduction to integral calculus, emphasizing development of basic skills. Examples promote understanding of mathematics and applications to modeling and solving biological problems. Topics include areas under curves, volumes, and differential equations. Prerequisite: minimum grade of.7 in either Q SCI 291 or MATH 124. Not available for credit to students who have completed MATH 125 with a 2.0 or higher Offered: WSpS.

**Class description**

This course is expected to cover techniques in integral calculus. Biological/ecological models such as exponential growth/decay, logistic, von-Bertallanfy, Ricker's, Monod/Michelis-Menten will be analyzed in depth. Other applications include, finding volumes, surface of revolution, length of a curve and interpretations of area under curves.

**Student learning goals**

Learn techniques of integration.

When and how to apply integral calculus to real-world problems.

**General method of instruction**

Lectures, mostly involves problem solving from the exercise section of the book. The students are expected to read the relevant sections and worked out examples from the text.

**Recommended preparation**

Pre-cal (algebra, trig), Differential Calculus

**Class assignments and grading**

20%- 4 homeworks
40%- 4 Short quizzes
20%- Midterm
20%- Final project (based on whatever techniques you have learned during the course; depending on time there may/may not be a presentation and outside faculty/grad students will be invited)

*The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.*

Last Update by Aneesh S. Hariharan

Date: 07/15/2012