Best Reference Books – Biomathematics

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Biomathematics subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Biomathematics along with reviews.

Kindly note that we have put a lot of effort into researching the best books on Biomathematics subject and came out with a recommended list of top 10 best books. The table below contains the Name of these best books, their authors, publishers and an unbiased review of books on "Biomathematics" as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase these books. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases, but this does not impact our reviews, comparisons, and listing of these top books; the table serves as a ready reckoner list of these best books.

1. “Mathematics and Statistics for the Biosciences” by G Eason
2. “The Mathematics of Medicine and Biology” by J G Defares and I N Sneddon
3. “Advanced Engineering Mathematics” by E Kreyszig

“Advanced Engineering Mathematics” Book Review: This book covers the heart of higher mathematics, i.e. Calculus. It spans over a wide variety of topics ranging from Ordinary Differential Equations (ODEs), Linear Algebra, Vector Calculus, Fourier Analysis, Partial Differential Equations (PDEs), Complex Analysis, Numeric Analysis, Optimization, Graphs, Probability and Statistics. The concepts are explained with simple examples and sample problems are provided for practice. A concise refresher of basic calculus is also provided so that the reader can refresh their basics before moving to the higher level.

4. “An Invitation to Biomathematics” by Raina Stefanova Robeva and James R Kirkwood

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“An Invitation to Biomathematics” Book Review: This textbook provides a comprehensive overview of mathematics biology. It is written in clear and easy to understand language. It is divided into two parts. The first part deals with core principles such as population growth, predator-prey interactions, epidemic models, and population genetics etc. The second part addresses the application of these principles to modern biomedical research. It provides explanations on how to use data sets or dynamical processes to build mathematical models. The book is supplemented with real life examples from biomedical research and life sciences and illustrative material.

5. “Calculus For Biology and Medicine” by Claudia Neuhauser

“Calculus For Biology and Medicine” Book Review: The textbook deals with calculus from the viewpoint of biology. The various concepts covered in the book are introduced with a biological example. The book emphasizes on covering the mathematical concepts neutrally and then linking it with various biological applications through a large number of practical examples, solved problems and abundant number of word problems. The coverage of the book includes discrete time models, sequences, and difference equations, limits and continuity, differentiation, applications of differentiation, integration techniques and computational methods, differential equations, linear algebra and analytic geometry, multivariable calculus, systems of differential equations and probability and statistics.

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6. “Mathematical biology (Biomathematics)” by J D Murray

“Mathematical biology (Biomathematics)” Book Review: This textbook focuses on the practical use of mathematical modelling in the biomedical sciences. The emphasis is laid on using the various mathematical principles to solve biological problems. The coverage of the book includes population biology, reaction kinetics, biological oscillators and switches, Belousov-Zhabotinskii reaction, reaction-diffusion theory, biological wave phenomena, central pattern generators, neural models, spread of epidemics, mechanochemical theory of biological pattern formation and importance in evolution etc. It provides mathematical analysis of the models based on real biological problems. The chapters are supplemented with various exercises for in-depth understanding.

7. “Seven Equations of Life: The Fundamental Relationships of Biomathematics” by Robert Jackson

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“Seven Equations of Life: The Fundamental Relationships of Biomathematics” Book Review: This textbook discusses the fundamental mathematical relationships that determine the properties of living systems. It addresses complex systems through operations of recurring patterns such as nonlinearity, iteration, self-similarity, feedback, autocatalysis and hierarchical organization. It emphasizes on the study of seven fundamental equations to discover and understand useful insights into the emergent properties of complex biological systems. The book intends to provide ease to those who find biomathematics intimidating by demonstrating the relationships between matter, energy, and information to understand the complexities of life sciences.

8. “Molecular Evolution (Biomathematics)” by Vadim A Ratner and Andrey A Zharkikh

“Molecular Evolution (Biomathematics)” Book Review: This textbook elaborates on the study of the origin of self-reproducing systems of macromolecules and their evolution, and large-scale nucleotide sequencing using computational techniques. The book covers the evolution of molecular genetic regulatory systems and provides elaborate discussions on many fundamental problems of molecular biology, evolution, molecular genetic organization, the structure and function of macromolecules etc. The textbook intends to develop a unified theory through these discussions. It covers various theoretical results as well as computational methods.

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9. “Biomathematics: Mathematics of Biostructures and Biodynamics” by S Andersson and K Larsson

“Biomathematics: Mathematics of Biostructures and Biodynamics” Book Review: This textbook focuses on new mathematics for cellular and molecular structures and dynamic processes. It deals with the shape of the cells and cell organelles in plants and animals, and changes of shape associated with various life processes. It provides a geometrical description for cellular and molecular shape with biological relevance. The book comprises a total of fifteen chapters covering various concepts such as Nodal Surfaces, Planes, Rods and Transformation, Motion in Biology, Cubic Cell Membrane Systems, Cells and their divisions, RNA and DNA modelling etc.

10. “Origin and Mineralogy of Clays: Clays and the Environment (Biomathematics)” by Bruce Velde

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“Origin and Mineralogy of Clays: Clays and the Environment (Biomathematics)” Book Review: This textbook provides a thorough study of clays in the environment. It presents a culmination of work of five authors, who cover the various areas and concepts surrounding the study of the whole spectrum of clays, from soils to sediments. The book is organized into seven chapters. Some of the chapters present in the book include Hydrothermal Alteration by Veins, Compaction and Diagenesis, Erosion, Sedimentation and Sedimentary Origin of Clays, Origin of Clays by Rock Weathering and Soil Formation, Composition and Mineralogy of Clay Minerals etc. Each chapter contains references for further reading.

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