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1. Information About Submitter
Your Role: Author
Name: David Smith
E-mail Address: das@math.duke.edu
Mailing Address: Box 90320
City, State, Zip: Durham,  NC  27708-0320

2. Other Roles

3. Resource You are Submitting
Title of Resource:   SIR Model for Spread of Disease

URL of Resource:   http://www.math.duke.edu/education/ccp/materials/diffcalc/sir/index.html

Description of Resource:
Using Maple, Mathmatica, or MatLab, learner should be able 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 Eulers Method for solving a system of differential equations.

Taxonomy Path:
Taxonomy 1:    Mathematics/Single Variable Calculus/Differentiation

Keywords:    
contact numbermodeling

4. Technical Information and Requirements for this Resource
Resource Format 1:
Mediatype: Math Application
Datatype: .m(application/matlab)
Resource Format 2:
Mediatype: Math Application
Datatype: .mws(application/maple)
Resource Format 3:
Mediatype: Math Application
Datatype: .nb(application/mathmatica)
Resource Format 4:
Mediatype: Web Page
Datatype: .htm(text/html)

5. General Information About the Resource You are Submitting
Difficulty:    Medium    Interactivity Level of this Resource:    High   
Language of Resource:   English    Intended Role of Primary End User:   Learner
Intended Use of Learning Resource:
    Exercise
Is there a cost for using this resource?   No Are there copyright restrictions?   Yes
No document or portion of this document may be reproduced in any form or stored in any retrieval system without prior written permission with the following exceptions: a temporary cache copy may be made by web browsing software for which such caching is an original feature of its operation; uses that are consistent with the Fair Use doctrine are allowed without express notification or permission; and for any noncommercial educational purpose.

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