Mathematical Models in the Biosciences I Michael Frame

Format:
Paperback
Publication date:
27 Jul 2021
ISBN:
9780300228311
Imprint:
Yale University Press
Dimensions:
544 pages: 235 x 156mm
Illustrations:
250 b-w illus.
Sales territories:
World

An award-winning professor’s introduction to essential concepts of calculus and mathematical modeling for students in the biosciences

This is the first of a two-part series exploring essential concepts of calculus in the context of biological systems. Michael Frame covers essential ideas and theories of basic calculus and probability while providing examples of how they apply to subjects like chemotherapy and tumor growth, chemical diffusion, allometric scaling, predator-prey relations, and nerve impulses. Based on the author’s calculus class at Yale University, the book makes concepts of calculus more relatable for science majors and premedical students.

Michael Frame retired in 2016 as adjunct professor of mathematics at Yale University. For more than twenty years Frame taught courses on fractal geometry and calculus based on applications in biology and medicine. Amelia Urry and he are the coauthors of Fractal Worlds: Grown, Built, and Imagined.