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The Geometry of the Snail Ball

The author analyzes the motion of a hollow ball with a viscous fluid center as it slowly rolls down a slightly inclined plane.
Old Node ID: 
3824
MSC Codes: 
97Mxx
Author(s): 
Stan Wagon (Macalester College)
Publication Date: 
Thursday, February 16, 2012
Original Publication Source: 
Mathematics Magazine
Original Publication Date: 
October, 2010
Subject(s): 
Applied Mathematics
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Rating Count: 
5.00
Rating Sum: 
15.00
Rating Average: 
3.00
Applicable Course(s): 
2.5 Intro Math Modeling
Modify Date: 
Thursday, February 16, 2012
Average: 3 (5 votes)

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