The North Carolina Journal of Mathematics and Statistics

Modeling with Advanced Engineering Applications: The Overview of CI MATH 4990, the Propagation of Heat along the Human Arm in Electric Arc Phenomenon

Irina Viktorova, Jameel M. Abbess, Michael A. Bates


This creative inquiry seeks to educate students of all STEM majors in the development of mathematical models of physical phenomenon using a multi-disciplinary approach to examining the physical phenomenon behind the propagation of heat through the human arm by means of the electric arc phenomenon. With an end goal of effectively modeling this phenomenon, the creative inquiry involves students of all majors while increasing research, presentation, and mathematical skills in areas directly related to their course of study.

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