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  1. 3-043-S-BallisticModeling-SpongeDart

    20 Nov 2018 | Modeling Scenarios | Contributor(s): Jean Marie Linhart, Peter Howard

    The goal of this project is for students to develop, analyze, and compare three different models for the flight of a sponge dart moving under the influences of gravity and air resistance. The...

    https://simiode.org/resources/5568

  2. Secrets of the Mathematical Contest in Modeling

    13 Nov 2018 | Articles and Publications | Contributor(s): Kelly Cline

    Published in 2009, Dr. Kelly Cline, Carroll College, Helena MT USA, discusses his evolving personal strategy for modeling competitions from young student participant to mature faculty coach. Dr....

    https://simiode.org/resources/secretsofmcm

  3. 6-065-S-InternetPlatformUsers

    30 Oct 2018 | Modeling Scenarios | Contributor(s): Victoria Rayskin

    A model estimating the volume of users interacting through a two-sided Internet platform (allowing interaction of two types of users) will teach students how to analyze a 2-dimensional dynamical...

    https://simiode.org/resources/5540

  4. 6-011-S - HumansVsZombies

    25 Oct 2018 | Modeling Scenarios | Contributor(s): Hope McIlwain

    In this activity, students will analyze the SIR differential equations model in the context of a zombie invasion of a human population. First the students will analyze a two equation system...

    https://simiode.org/resources/5519

  5. SCUDEM III 2018 Problems

    18 Oct 2018 | General Resources | Contributor(s): SCUDEM III 2018

    Here are the problems used in SCUDEM III 2018 with release time at one minute past midnight on 19 October 2018.  There are three problems and one document which serves as a reference...

    https://simiode.org/resources/5510

  6. 6-010-S-SocialCampaigns

    23 Sep 2018 | Modeling Scenarios | Contributor(s): Hyunsun Lee

    Mathematical epidemic models are crucial tools to understand, analyze, predict, and control infectious diseases. The Susceptible-Infected-Recovered (SIR) model is a basic compartment model,...

    https://simiode.org/resources/5494

  7. 6-024-S-DronePackageDelivery

    18 Sep 2018 | Modeling Scenarios | Contributor(s): Eric Stachura, Robert Krueger

    In this scenario, students will begin by carefully reading through the problem statement and uncovering which information is useful. Students will derive a system of differential equations which...

    https://simiode.org/resources/5422

  8. 6-019-S-EnablingEpidemicExploration

    17 Sep 2018 | Modeling Scenarios | Contributor(s): Brian Winkel

    We offer several strategies for estimating parameters in models of epidemics, one using a Michaelis-Menten saturation infected rate.

    https://simiode.org/resources/5402

  9. 1-062-S-BacterialGrowth

    15 Sep 2018 | Modeling Scenarios | Contributor(s): Arati Nanda Pati

    We offer students a simulation experience or data from a simulation and ask them to model the simulation using several approaches andusing EXCEL spreadsheet. In this particular modeling scenario,...

    https://simiode.org/resources/5352

  10. 6-006-T-ZombieGameHvZ

    09 Sep 2018 | Modeling Scenarios | Contributor(s): Jue Wang

    Invented in 2005, Humans vs. Zombies, or HvZ, is a game of tag, predominantly played at US college campuses. In this activity, students use systems of non-linear differential equations to model...

    https://simiode.org/resources/5215

  11. 6-006-S-ZombieGameHvZ

    09 Sep 2018 | Modeling Scenarios | Contributor(s): Jue Wang

    Invented in 2005, Humans vs. Zombies, or HvZ, is a game of tag, predominantly played at US college campuses. In this activity, students use systems of non-linear differential equations to model...

    https://simiode.org/resources/5214

  12. 2015-ZhangEtAl-Predator Prey Models

    02 Sep 2018 | Potential Scenario Ideas | Contributor(s): Brian Winkel

    Article Review and Annotation Zhang, Xinyu Jiguo Cao,  and Raymond J. Carroll. 2015 On the Selection of Ordinary Differential Equation Models with Application to Predator-Prey Dynamical...

    https://simiode.org/resources/5188

  13. 2008-YangEtAl-A Differential Equation Model of HIV Infection of CD T-Cells with Delay

    02 Sep 2018 | Potential Scenario Ideas | Contributor(s): Brian Winkel

    Yang, Junyuan , Xiaoyan Wang, and Fengqin Zhang. 2008. A Differential Equation Model of HIV Infection of CD T-Cells with Delay Abstract: An epidemic model of HIV infection of CD4+ T-cells...

    https://simiode.org/resources/5186

  14. 1-053-S-SlimeSpread

    30 Aug 2018 | Modeling Scenarios | Contributor(s): Brian Winkel

    We offer a video showing real time spread of a cylinder of slime and challenge students to build a mathematical model for this phenomenon.

    https://simiode.org/resources/5172

  15. 6-003-S-SchoolFluEpidemic

    28 Aug 2018 | Modeling Scenarios | Contributor(s): Darrell Weldon Pepper

    We offer a model of the spread of flu in a school dormitory and are asked to find when the flu levels reach their peak and explain long term behavior of the spread of the flu.

    https://simiode.org/resources/5160

  16. 1-141-S-M&MGameRevisited

    27 Aug 2018 | Modeling Scenarios | Contributor(s): Mehdi Hakim-Hashemi

    In this project students will learn to find a probability distribution using the classical M&M game in SIMIODE.

    https://simiode.org/resources/5147

  17. 1-108-S-PoissonProcess

    27 Aug 2018 | Modeling Scenarios | Contributor(s): Mehdi Hakim-Hashemi

    In this project students learn to derive the probability density function (pdf) of the Poisson distribution and the cumulative distribution (cdf) of the waiting time. They will use them to solve...

    https://simiode.org/resources/5138

  18. 1-015-Text-S-DimensionlessVariables

    25 Aug 2018 | Technique Narratives | Contributor(s): Kurt Bryan

    This material introduces the idea of ``rescaling'' for ordinary differential equations (ODE's) by the introduction of dimensionless variables. In practice this is an extremely common...

    https://simiode.org/resources/5125

  19. 1-118-S-SolowEconomicGrowth

    22 Aug 2018 | Modeling Scenarios | Contributor(s): Yuri Yatsenko

    https://simiode.org/resources/5114

  20. 7-040-S-TankInterruptMixing

    22 Aug 2018 | Modeling Scenarios | Contributor(s): Norman Loney

    We present a differential equation model for the interrupted mixing of a tank with salt water. We offer two solution strategies (1) two step approach and (2) Laplace Transforms.

    https://simiode.org/resources/5103