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The Buckled Rail: Three Formulations

by James E. Mann, Jr. (Wheaton College)

This article originally appeared in:
College Mathematics Journal
March, 1998

Subject classification(s): Numbers and Computation | Measurement
Applicable Course(s): 3.2 Mainstream Calculus II | 3.5 Non-mainstream Calc II | 4.12 Advanced Math for Engineering & Physics

Computing heights of three shapes of buckled rail


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