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  1. Modeling Falling Bodies

    01 Mar 2018 | Contributor(s):: Hans Rudolf Schneebeli

    Modelling falling bodies is discussed using a computer algebra system-calculator and introducing various traditional and elementary methods from calculus as well as  numerics for dealing with the resulting ordinary differential equations.This article is in German under the title,...

  2. What Goes Up Must Come Down

    02 Mar 2017 | Contributor(s):: Brian Winkel

    Brauer, F. 1999. What Goes Up Must Come Down. American Mathematical Monthly. 108(5): 437-440.Article Abstract: NONEThis paper is a wonderfully general analysis of the following, “It is natural to ask whether a particle propelled upwards takes longer to fall to earth from its maximum height...

  3. Terminal velocity of a shuttlecock in vertical fall

    01 Mar 2017 | Contributor(s):: Brian Winkel

    Peastrel, M., R. Lynch, and A. Armenti, Jr. 1980. Terminal velocity of a shuttlecock in vertical fall. American Journal of Physics. 48(7): 511-513.Article Abstract: We have performed a straightforward vertical fall experiment for a case where the effects of air resistance are important and...

  4. Balloon Experiment in the Classroom

    01 Mar 2017 | Contributor(s):: Brian Winkel

    Gruszka, T. 1994. A Balloon Experiment in the Classroom. The College Mathematics Journal. 25(5): 442-444.We quote from the article,“The following experiment involves a balloon, a stopwatch, and a measurement device such as a meter stick. . . . The goals of the experiment include fostering...