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Title: The SIR Model for Spread of Disease
Url: https://www.math.duke.edu/education/ccp/materials/diffcalc/sir/index....
Creator: Moore, Lang
Smith, David
Publisher: Duke University
Description: Created by Lang Moore and David Smith for the Connected Curriculum Project, the purpose of this module is to develop the SIR Model for the spread of an infectious disease, including the concepts of contact number and herd immunity; to develop a version of Euler's Method for solving a system of differential equations. This is one lesson within a larger set of learning modules hosted by Duke University.
LC Classification: Medicine -- Public aspects of medicine -- Public health. Hygiene. Preventive medicine -- Communicable diseases and public health
Science -- Mathematics -- Analysis -- Differential equations
Science -- Mathematics -- Study and teaching. Research -- Special teaching methods and aids -- Other methods, A-Z -- Computer-assisted instruction
GEM Subject: Science -- Biology
Health -- Disease
Mathematics -- Applied mathematics
Mathematics -- Calculus
Key Concept: Mathematics -- Differential equations
Mathematics -- Mathematical models
Health -- Diseases
Mathematics -- Real-world applications
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Date Issued: 2005-10-05
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Mathematical Models
Mathematics Materials
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: CCP and the author(s)
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2010-06-18 03:00:01 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2011-12-16 14:15:55 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Connected Curriculum Project
Full Record Views: 82
Resource URL Clicks: 14
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