26 Nov 2016 | Modeling Scenarios | Contributor(s): Sania Qureshi, Brian Winkel
We apply Torricelli's Law to the task of building a water clock in which the height of the water in a container falls at a constant rate when the container has a hole in the bottom to let the water flow out. First, we review the principles and derivation of the applicable physics in...
02 Mar 2016 | Modeling Scenarios | Contributor(s): Sania Qureshi
We consider a configuration of two containers. An inverted right circular cone with a hole in point at the bottom is suspended above an open-topped cube which also has a hole in the center of the bottom. The cone is filled with water and we wish to model the water flow from cone to cube and...
24 Feb 2016 | Technique Narratives | Contributor(s): Sania Qureshi
We present a way of introducing the Laplace Transform as the continuous analogue of a power series expression of a function.